Human capital development and innovation

the case of training in small and medium-sized firms by Baldwin, John R.

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Statementby John R. Baldwin and Joanne Johnson.
SeriesResearch paper series / Analytical Studies Branch ;, no. 74, Research paper series (Statistics Canada. Analytical Studies Branch) ;, no. 74.
ContributionsJohnson, Joanne., Statistics Canada.
LC ClassificationsHD5715.5.C2 B35 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination42, [5] p. ;
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL926815M
ISBN 10066221725X
LC Control Number95226137

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  EFFECTIVE PRIMARY CARE DEVELOPMENT TO BUILD UP HUMAN CAPITAL AND IMPROVE HEALTH OF THE POPULATION. There is strong theoretical and empirical evidence for the association between strong national primary care systems and improved health indicators. 15 – 17 Studies have also shown the promotion of primary care service as a more feasible and less expensive . Theodore William Schultz, (born Ap , near Arlington, South Dakota, U.S.—died Febru , Evanston, Illinois), American agricultural economist whose influential studies of the role of “ human capital”—education, talent, energy, and will—in economic development won him a share (with Sir Arthur Lewis) of the Nobel Prize for Economics. Training and Innovation in an Imperfect Labour Market Daron Acemoglu Review of Economic Studies, 64, pp. July Matching, Heterogeneity, and the Evolution of Income Distribution Daron Acemoglu Journal of Economic Growth, 2, pp. March A Microfoundation for Social Increasing Returns in Human Capital Accumulation Daron.   However, firms could also choose to develop human capital through training/development and IT practices to indirectly achieve innovation performance. Focusing only on making a major effort to select and attract qualified individuals from outside the firm is a much riskier strategy that can lead to short-lived innovation performance.

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