Cognitive Capitalism: Human Capital and the Wellbeing of Nations
Cognitive Capitalism: Human Capital and the Wellbeing of Nations

Cognitive Capitalism: Human Capital and the Wellbeing of Nations

by Heiner Rindermann

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ISBN-13: 9781107651081
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/15/2018
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

About the Author

Heiner Rindermann is Professor of Educational and Developmental Psychology at Chemnitz University of Technology. He has published about 150 articles and books, and is Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS). His research focuses on cognitive human capital from an interdisciplinary perspective, bringing together ideas on cognitive competence, cognitive development, productivity, politics and culture on individual and national levels.

Table of Contents

1. Large wealth differences across time and nations; 2. The wellbeing of nations; 3. Human capital, cognitive ability and intelligence; 4. International ability differences and their development; 5. Why some are richer, freer and more democratic; 6. History, culture and the burgher-civic world; 7. Why cognitive factors are important - a theory of cognitive capitalism; 8. The impact of cognitive-intellectual classes; 9. Methodological research problems and solutions; 10. Causes for national and historical differences in cognitive ability - and reciprocal effects; 11. Global models for education, cognitive capital, production, wealth and wellbeing; 12. Challenges of future development and first predictions; 13. Models for cognitive and wealth development in 21st century; 14. Summary, comparisons and suggestions; References

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