Human resources in development along the Asia-Pacific Rim
Naohiro Ogawa, Gavin W. Jones, Jeffrey G. Williamson
Oxford University Press, 1993 - Social Science - 419 pages
The development achieved by the resource-limited Asian countries in the last thirty years is unprecedented. This work examines what the authors believe to be the key to this growth--human resources. Using the most current methodology and data, the authors address many issues, including demographic foundations for human resource development, the role of women, whether the expansion of the educational system can occur too quickly, and the implications of evolution toward an aging society. The work strives to integrate these themes in a model that attempts a concise explanation of Asia-Pacific success story.
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Human Capital Deepening along the AsiaPacific Rim
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Age-group agriculture analysis ASEAN Asia-Pacific Rim Asian countries average Bangladesh capita income capital deepening cent changes child mortality China compared covariates demographic demographic transition dependency rates developing countries earnings East Asia economic growth educational attainment effect elderly estimated expected expenditure export factors female labour force force participation rate GNP per capita growth rate health status higher Hong Kong human capital human resource development impact important increase Indonesia industrial infant and child infant mortality investment Japan Japanese labour force participation labour market logit logit analysis lower Malaysia Male ment migration occupations Ogawa older paid employment Philippines primary production rapid ratio region relatively rural areas sample school enrolment secondary self-employed self-employment share Singapore socio-economic Source South Asia South Korea South-East Asia Sri Lanka survey Table Taiwan TDHS tertiary Thailand tion trends urban variables women work-force workers World