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March 16, 2018

Colombia | It’s not just going to school: it’s going to learn and build up human capital

It’s been some time since I last read a title of a study that I like and share so much: “Learning to make the promise of education come true.”

August 26, 2016

Human Capital and Income Inequality: New Facts and Some Explanations

Most developing countries have made a great effort to eliminate illiteracy rates. As a result, the average human capital Gini coefficient dropped from 0.55 in 1960 to 0.28 in 2005.

December 7, 2015

Tamaño e internacionalización de las empresas españolas

La convergencia de España con las principales economías avanzadas requiere aumentar el empleo y la productividad. Las regulaciones del mercado de trabajo son importantes, pero también el tamaño de las empresas y sus determinantes, las regulaciones sobre los mercados de productos y, en general, el entorno para hacer negocios.

March 10, 2014

Human Capital and Income Inequality: Some Facts and Some Puzzles

This document is an update of WP 12/28 published in October 2012

September 23, 2013

Cross-country data on the quantity of schooling: a selective survey and some quality meas…

We survey a number of papers that have focused on the construction of cross-country data sets on average years of schooling

February 1, 2011

Human capital and productivity

This paper surveys the empirical literature on human capital and productivity and summarizes the results.