Economic growth and human capital: assessing the impact of human capital on Jones' new measure of welfare

Giuliano, Sara (A.A. 2010/2011) Economic growth and human capital: assessing the impact of human capital on Jones' new measure of welfare. Tesi di Laurea in Macroeconomics, LUISS Guido Carli, relatore Giovanna Vallanti, pp. 52. [Bachelor's Degree Thesis]

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This paper analyzes the concept of welfare and it investigates new indicators to measure human well being, focusing on the welfare measure created by C.I. Jones and P.J. Klenow. Then the role of human capital is described. The objective of this paper is to find out if there is any relationship between human capital and welfare growth measured by Jones’s new indicator. This relationship is studied making an empirical analysis, computing several regressions.

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Bibliografia: pp. 50-51.

Thesis Type: Bachelor's Degree Thesis
Institution: LUISS Guido Carli
Degree Program: Bachelor's Degree Programs > Bachelor's Degree Program in Economics and Business, english language (28)
Chair: Macroeconomics
Thesis Supervisor: Vallanti, Giovanna
Academic Year: 2010/2011
Session: Autumn
Deposited by: Maria Teresa Nisticò
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2012 19:27
Last Modified: 19 May 2015 23:01
URI: https://tesi.luiss.it/id/eprint/6693

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