Generational conflict, human capital accumulation, and economic growth

by Douglas Holtz-Eakin

Publisher: National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Demographic transition -- Economic aspects.,
  • Conflict of generations -- Economic aspects.,
  • Education -- Finance -- Political aspects.,
  • Economic development -- Political aspects.,
  • Human capital.,
  • Generational accounting.
  • Edition Notes

    StatementDouglas Holtz-Eakin, Mary E. Lovely, Mehmet S. Tosun.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 7762, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 7762.
    ContributionsLovely, Mary E., Tosun, Mehmet S., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26, [6] p. :
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22403803M

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Generational Conflict, Human Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth Douglas Holtz-Eakin Syracuse University Mary E. Lovely Syracuse University, [email protected] Mehmet Serkan Tosun University of Nevada-Reno Follow this and additional works at: Part of the Geriatrics Commons Recommended Citation.

Generational Conflict, Human Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Mary E. Lovely, Mehmet S. Tosun. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in June NBER Program(s):Public Economics Worldwide, dependency ratios are forecast to Cited by: 8.

Generational Conflict, Human Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth. Generational Conflict, Human Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth. NBER Working Paper No. w Douglas and Lovely, Mary E. and Tosun, Mehmet Serkan, Generational Conflict, Human Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth (June ).

NBER Working Paper No. w Available at SSRN: https://ssrn Demographics & Economics of the Cited by: 8. Generational Conflict, Human Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth. By Douglas Holtz-Eakin, spending. If the public sector is inefficiently small, demographic Generational conflict exacerbates the underprovision of human capital.

Alternatively, such a shift may trim an inefficiently large government, reduce tax rates and raise capital per worker. Request PDF | Generational conflict, fiscal policy, and economic growth | Worldwide, dependency ratios are forecast to increase dramatically in the next 50 years.

A great deal of attention has. growth through physical and human capital accumulation. Besides labor and capital, human capital had a significant place in endogenous growth models and additionally the effects of human capital on economic growth were pointed out in previous studies in the literature (Telatar & Terzi, ).

Gemmell, N. Evaluating the impacts of human capital stocks and accumulation on economic growth: Some new evidence.

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 58(1), 9– CrossRef Google Scholar. of a close link between investments in human capital and growth. Since human capital is embodied knowledge and skills, and economic devel-opment depends on advances in technological and scientific knowledge, human capital accumulation presumably depends on the accumulation of human capital.

Evidence for the twentieth-century United States supports this reason. The impact of human capital on economic growth: a review Rob A. Wilson, Geoff Briscoe Empirical analysis of human capital development and economic growth in European regions Hiro Izushi, Robert Huggins Non-material benefits of education, training and skills at a macro level Andy Green, John Preston, Lars -Erik Malmberg.

Request PDF | Generational Conflict, Human Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth | Worldwide, dependency ratios are forecast to increase dramatically in the. Generational Conflict, Human Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth. If the public sector is inefficiently small, demographic transition exacerbates the underprovision and economic growth book human capital.

Alternatively, such a shift may trim an inefficiently large government, reduce tax rates, and raise capital per worker enough to raise education. Douglas Holtz-Eakin & Mary E. Lovely & Mehmet S. Tosun, "Generational Conflict, Human Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Generational Conflict, Human Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Mary E. Lovely, and Mehmet Serkan Tosun June Abstract: Worldwide, dependency ratios are forecast to increase dramatically in the next 50 years.

A great deal of attention has been devoted to understanding the changes in fiscal policies that "must. Becker in his book Human Capital (). Becker [8] defined human capital as skills and adequate human capital accumulation to output per capita growth.

If the average length of study period is ten years, one The main aim of this paper is to investigate the relationship between human capital and economic growth. Get this from a library. Generational conflict, human capital accumulation, and economic growth.

[Douglas Holtz-Eakin; Mary E Lovely; Mehmet S Tosun; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: Worldwide, dependency ratios are forecast to increase dramatically in the next 50 years. A great deal of attention has been devoted to understanding the changes in fiscal policies that.

“Generational Conflict, Human Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth,” (with Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Mehmet S. Tosun), Journal of Macroeconomics, 26 (1), “Intra-Industry Trade as an Indicator of Labor Market Adjustment,” (with Douglas Nelson), Review of World Economics.

Get this from a library. Generational conflict, human capital accumulation, and economic growth. [Douglas Holtz-Eakin; Mary E Lovely; Mehmet S Tosun; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. Human Capital Accumulation and Economic Growth in Asia Bernadette Andreosso-O’Callaghan* Director, Euro-Asia Centre University of Limerick, Ireland National Europe Centre Paper No.

30 Paper prepared for the Workshop on Asia-Pacific Studies in Australia and Europe: A Research Agenda for the Future, Australian National University, July   If we suppose that human capital accumulation is affected solely by the simple average of human capital profile by age as in Sadahiro and Shimasawa () or Fougere et al.

(), the speed of human capital accumulation accelerates. As a result, the growth rate of per-capita GDP becomes higher than that under the scenario of fixed population.

z and Human Capital T. Schultz pioneered the idea of \human capital" investment in human beings. I Interestingly, the importance of human capital (late s) came to him as he realized that models of economic growth didn’t explain di erences in per capita income (across countries).

Contemporary view (following Marshall) labor was. Population aging and economic growth: political economy and open economy effects An endogenously changing fiscal policy, in turn, may affect human capital accumulation through a change in government spending for public goods, such as education.

Generational Conflict, Human Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth, NBER, Boston (). Can play a major role in economic growth and cross-country income di erences. Which factors a ect human capital investments and how these in uence the process of economic growth and economic development.

Human capital theory is the basis of much of labor economics and plays an equally important role in macroeconomics. In chapters 4, 5 and 6 of the present book, we have developed growth models of a dual economy in which human capital accumulation is viewed as the source of economic growth and in which dualism exists in the mechanism of human capital accumulation of the two types of individuals- the rich and the : Bidisha Chakraborty.

impact on the course of economic growth. For example, they say rising life expectancy tends to increase savings and education level, increasing the investment in physical and human capital"(Bloom and Canning, ). Coale and Hoover have expressed their views about the relationship between population growth and economic growth.

"Generational Conflict, Human Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. Lans Bovenberg, A.

& Jacobs, Bas, " Redistribution and education subsidies are Siamese twins," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 89(), pagesDecember. Growth in human capital and physical capital often explains only half or less than half of the economic growth that occurs.

New ways of doing things are tremendously important. Second, while investment in physical capital is essential to growth in labor productivity and GDP per capita, building human capital is at least as important.

In this paper, we present a simple overlapping-generations model with human capital, pollution, and political corruption to consider problems related to sustainable growth.

In many growth models that incorporate the environment, it is assumed that there exists an altruistic government that enforces the environmental policy to maximize the utility of households or social welfare.

Introduction to Modern Economic Growth Human Capital Accumulation with Imperfect Capital Markets Income Inequality and Economic Development Financial Development and Economic Growth Taking Stock References and Literature Exercises Chapter Population Growth and the Demographic.

able to provide afundamental explanation for economic growth. As North and Thomas (, p. 2) put it: "the factors we have listed (innovation, economies of scale, edu- cation, capital accumulation, etc.) are not causes of growth; they are growth (italics in original).

Factor accumulation and innovation are only proximate causes of growth. Abstract. This chapter extends the basic OLG growth model of Chap. 2 by introducing human capital formation and religious participation.

In contrast to the R&D models of the new growth theory the human capital approach based on Lucas’ (Journal of Monetary Economics, 22, 3–42, ) seminal contribution helps to explain non-converging GDP per capita across countries despite an.

Human Capital Development Theory concludes that investment in human capital will lead to greater economic outputs however the validity of the theory is sometimes hard to prove and contradictory. In the past, economic strength was largely dependent on tangible physical assets such as land, factories and equipment.on long-term economic growth.

We use the model to investigate the determination of female labor market participation, human capital accumulation, and economic growth.

We then calibrate the model for a typical Asian economy and conduct simulations to quantitatively measure the opportunity cost of.