publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

Essays on the effects of human capital, innovation and technology on economic performance

Tiruneh, Esubalew Alehegn;
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  • Published: 29 Apr 2014
  • Publisher: University of Trento
  • Country: China (People's Republic of)
Abstract
This thesis is on human capital (HC) and innovation in Germany and comprises of three essays. The first essay provides a comparative analysis on the economic performance impacts of creative class and HC at regional level with the purpose of testing whether the contemporary occupation-based creative class or the conventional education-based HC can be used as a better driver of regional economy. In doing so, I disaggregate creative class into creative core (scientific experts), creative professionals (associate scientists), and art experts while HC is categorized into primary and secondary school graduates with and without vocational training, and university gradu...
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free text keywords: Area 13 - Scienze economiche e statistiche
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