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Skilled Labour market and economic development in the Mediterranean area

Adriana Luciano; Roberto Di Monaco;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2011
Abstract
Steady growing literature has examined the relationship between human capital and economic development. However, there is no empirical evidence that the increase in education is always related to growth. The purpose of this paper is to explore the links between human capital and growth in Mediterranean countries to put the premises for further research on single countries and on the functioning of the Mediterranean high skill labour market and the relationship with the economic development of the whole area. The First step of our analysis is to measure the increasing stock of human capital in the labour force and the population in a working age over the past twe...

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