Human capital contribution to economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Does health status matter more than education?

Volume: 58, Pages: 131 - 140
Published: Jun 1, 2018
Abstract
This paper revisits the debate on the possible impact of human capital on economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and considers two alternative measures of human capital: health and education. The study employs a dynamic model based on the system generalized method of moments (SGMM) and analysed a balanced panel data covering 35 countries from 1980–2008. The empirical results show that the two measures of human capital have positive effects...
Paper Details
Title
Human capital contribution to economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Does health status matter more than education?
Published Date
Jun 1, 2018
Volume
58
Pages
131 - 140
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