Finance, Research, Education And Growth

Overview

A crucial issue in the era of globalization and internationalization, is whether the relationship between investment and finance is beneficial to growth and development. Similar questions have been raised about education and its rate of social return; is education necessary for improving the skill of the workforce, or does it serve primarily to facilitate the adoption of these new technologies? This book brings together a case of leading international scholars to analyze the importance of education, research, and...

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Overview

A crucial issue in the era of globalization and internationalization, is whether the relationship between investment and finance is beneficial to growth and development. Similar questions have been raised about education and its rate of social return; is education necessary for improving the skill of the workforce, or does it serve primarily to facilitate the adoption of these new technologies? This book brings together a case of leading international scholars to analyze the importance of education, research, and human capital and the impact of financial systems on growth and development.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780333732786
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 4/1/2003
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 220
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Luigi Paganetto is Dean of the Faculty of Economics at the University of Rome, ‘Tor Vergata.’

Edmund S. Phelps is Professor of Political Economy at Columbia University.

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Table of Contents

Preface—L.Paganetto
PART I: FINANCE AND GROWTH
• Stock Markets Liquidity and Economic Growth: Theory and Evidence—R.Levine
• The Empirical Importance of Private Ownership for Economic Growth—D.Palia & E.S.Phelps
• Intergenerational Transfers and Growth—G.Marini & P.Scaramozzino
PART II: RESEARCH AND GROWTH
• Human Capital, Ideas and Economic Growth—C.I.Jones
• A Rising Trade of Diffusion as Conduits of Growth—J.Eaton & S.Kortum
• The Role of Education and Knowledge in Endogenous Growth—L.Paganetto & P.L.Scandizzo
• Factors Behind the Asian Miracle: Entrepreneurship, Education and Finance—R.R.Nelson & H.Pack
• Productivity, Growth and the Business Cycle: An Analysis of the Italian Manufacturing Sector—V.Atella & B.Quintieri
• Technological Globalization of National Systems of Innovation?—D.Archibugi & J.Michie
PART III: EDUCATION AND GROWTH
• Endogenizing Investment in Tangible Assets, Education, and New Technology—D.W.Jorgenson
• Conclusions—E.S.Phelps

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