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Human capital and economic growth in Ethiopia

Wubet Kifle.

Human capital and economic growth in Ethiopia

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Published by Ethiopian Economic Association, Ethiopian Economic Policy Research Institute in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human capital -- Ethiopia,
  • Labor market -- Ethiopia,
  • Ethiopia -- Economic conditions -- 1974-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 41-49).

    Statement[Wubet Kifle].
    SeriesWorking paper -- no. 1/2008
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD4904.7 .W84 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51 p. ;
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24119512M
    LC Control Number2009349956

    Research Questions The research questions to be answered are: How does human capital affect economic growth? However, it is important to note that these efforts are not enough and can only succeed where a government committed to rapid economic growth and economic transformation is playing a key developmental role see the forthcoming book The Oxford Handbook of Industrial Policy. The population of the country estimated in is The citizens of the country are not allowed to democratically elect their representatives. Human capital should be looked at from the ability to adapt.

    The same person Romer used school enrollment rate and found positive and significant effect of human capital on output growth. For instance, average years of schooling of the labor force have been used by Barro and Sala-i-MartinBarro, Benhabib and SpiegelGundlachIslamKrueger and Lindahland Temple Standing metres high, it will house two power stations with a combined output of 15, GWh per year. The origin of human capital goes back to the emergence of classical economics inand thereafter developed to a scientific theory Fitzsimons, Therefore, the lesson that needs to be learned by local governments in Ethiopia is that it needs to maintain equality between resource-endowed units and resource-poor units. Education either formal or informal helps to acquire the human capital.

    The HDI has increased during the last few years indicts the social development in the country. They can now import their machines without customs duties, benefit from a tax exemption for ten years, rents much lower than market prices and almost free water and electricity. Their fortunes are mainly built in niches of economic rents banks, mines, etc. A recent research paper suggests Ethiopia can be the new Chinabecause it has been improving its road and rail connections, and has good air connections. General Objective The general objective of the study is to examine the relationship between human capital and economic growth of Ethiopia using a time series data from to


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Human capital and economic growth in Ethiopia by Wubet Kifle. Download PDF Ebook

Birr ETB serves as domestic currency for domestic exchange. For example, gaining a degree from Oxbridge improves status in the workforce and enables a higher salary for the graduate.

The size of the road network has increased from 26, KM to 85,KM, and the road operating in good condition has risen from 20 percent to 70 percent World Bank, Taken together the studies provide a comprehensive picture of the state of growth and development, their measurements, causal relationships and evaluation of efficient Human capital and economic growth in Ethiopia book and practices in achieving progress in Ethiopia.

An environment which encourages self-employment and the creation of business enables greater use of potential human capital in an economy.

Variable Selection and Definition The number of empirical studies use proxy variables to capture the most character of human capital in their growth regressions is large and growing.

As a result the contribution of human capital to economic growth remained insignificant in Ethiopia. Connected themes. In tandem, the Ethiopian justice system was overhauled to allow citizens to seek and obtain an affirmation of their rights as embodied in and guaranteed by the new democratic constitution.

Limitation to access to data can affect the analysis there by the conclusion due to problems related to secondary data. The mission and challenges ahead Many countries have encouraged their firms to invest in Africa, but have failed to have a major impact.

The economic development in the given country should be evaluated in terms of social and infrastructure development in the country rather than using only national output produced in the economy.

Political stability: To rekindle Ethiopia, which was on the brink of a colossal failure both during the centrist feudal monarchy and the unitary military dictatorship, the current Ethiopian federal structure needs to grant some rights to all its citizens.

But literacy rate shows productivity slightly because productivity can be increased through personal efforts such as on the job training informally. More particularly, in order to catch up with developed countries, developing countries that are at the early stage of development may not completely satisfy most of the market-enhancing criteria.

Human Development Index is a measurement of human development baseds on three dimensions.

Human Capital and Economic Growth in Ethiopia

For instance, Romer used literacy rate and found significant effect on economic growth. A labour market which is shifting from full-time manual work in manufacturing to flexible work in the service sector. General Objective The general objective of the study is to examine the relationship between human capital and economic growth of Ethiopia using a time series data from to Create the necessary conditions for productive investment While improving the business climate is essential, it is not enough.

Causality test 4. The economic performances of any country should be observed by the degree of its wider economic and social change in the country. The same report indicated that infant and child mortality rate declined from and in to 47 and 68 per live birth in respectively.

Quality became a concern after the evaluation conducted by Ministry of Education in In short, the ruling bureaucracy seems to be far removed from the corporate sector.

Economic Development Economic development refers to the multidimensional reorganization and Human capital and economic growth in Ethiopia book of the entire economic system that improve the living standard of the welfare of the people. Economic growth Human capital and economic growth in Ethiopia book an increase in the level of output in a year when compared to its base year level of output.

It does not show productivity too as years of schooling does. Gardener emphasised the different types of human capital.

Voice and Accountability: At the local level, local residents are hardly empowered and they have not been able to participate meaningfully in selecting their representatives. Direct training for skills related to jobs, electrician, plumbing nursing.

Appropriate economic policies that promote growth will improve the gross domestic product and grow savings. The infrastructure of an economy will influence human capital.showed that the main sources of economic growth are factor accumulation and total factor productivity.

In other words the total output of an economy is the function of its resource endowments (labor, physical capital and human capital) and the productivity with which these endowments are deployed to produce a flow of goods and services.

Keywords: Human capital, economic growth, panel model. 1. Introduction There is a large body of literature, that has revealed that one of the most important factors of economic growth is human capital (Riley, Lucas,Mankiw et al.,De la Fuente and Doménech,) with regard to both the effect of level (so called level Cited by: The current GDP (USD) per capita of Ethiopia shrank by 43% in the s.

The economy saw continuous real GDP growth of at least 5% since The following table shows the main economic indicators in – Inflation below 5 % is in galisend.comy group: Developing/Emerging, Low .2Notice the pdf of capital output ratio pdf than capital-labor ratio.

This follows the lead of David (), Mankiw et al. () and Klenow and Rodriguez-Clare () in writing the decomposition in terms of the capital-output ratio rather than the capital-labor ratio, for two reasons. First, along a balanced growth path, the capital-output.The study has examined the impact of foreign aid on investment and economic growth in Ethiopia over the period to using multivariate cointegration galisend.com: Tasew Tadesse.THE IMPACT OF Ebook CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN ETHIOPIA: EVIDENCE FROM ARDL APPROACH TO CO-INTEGRATION.

A Thesis Submitted to the Department of Development Economics, Institute of Public Management and Development Studies (IPMDS), School of Graduate studies, ETHIOPIAN CIVIL SERVICE UNIVERSITY.

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