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Human Capital Investment
Human Capital Investment

Author(s): Ioana - Julieta Josan
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: Editura Universităţii din Bucureşti
Keywords: human capital; education; health; development; investment

Summary/Abstract: Once with the development of the human capital theory, the education received an economic value. Leading theorists and specialists in the field have shown that the remarkable economic effects of the investments in education influence the chances of acquiring a job and earnings, demonstrating how the theory justifies such an investment. At the hand, the allocation of resources in human capital brings performance and benefits to companies investing in their employees. Also, the investment in human capital is strategic for any country that seeks to create a knowledge economy. Considering the above arguments, the aim of this paper is to highlight the characteristics of investment in human capital, the types of investment, the factors of education investment and the entities interested in investing and their benefits.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 15
  • Page Range: 104-112
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: English