All pages with keywords: human capital
We develop an overlapping generation model of rural agricultural households to examine whether tenure security and subsistence needs influence the choice between unexploited topsoil and investment in children’s human … read more »
This study of 39 countries shows that business sectors that have low levels of carbon dioxide emissions per output are outpacing the general economy in terms of productivity growth, while increasing the number of jobs and skill levels. read more »
Paper seeks to investigate how industrialised economies managed to achieve the transition from low to high levels of human capital, and goes on to identify lessons for green growth. read more »
Hippe, R. 2014. Economies et sociétés, AF, v. 49, pp. 1233-1267.
How does future income uncertainty affect child labour and human capital accumulation? Using a unique panel dataset, we examine the effect of changes in climate variability … read more »
Hippe, R. 2013. Economies et sociétés, AF, v. 46, pp. 1077-1104.
Hippe, R., and J. Baten. 2012. Scandinavian Economic History Review, v. 60, pp. 254-289 (article won a best-article prize of the SEHR).
Economies et sociétés, AF, v. 45, pp. 1527-1554. 2012
In this paper I investigate the effects of disasters on human capital accumulation using an extensive panel dataset on natural disasters, covering 170 countries over a 25 year period … read more »