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Human capital and industry wage structure in Guatemala

Chris N. Sakellariou

Human capital and industry wage structure in Guatemala

by Chris N. Sakellariou

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Published by World Bank, Education and Social Policy Dept. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Guatemala.
    • Subjects:
    • Wages -- Effect of education on -- Guatemala.,
    • Wage differentials -- Guatemala.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Chris N. Sakellariou.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 1445, Policy research working papers ;, 1445.
      ContributionsWorld Bank. Education and Social Policy Dept.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 1445
      The Physical Object
      Pagination17 p. ;
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL932999M
      LC Control Number95233823
      OCLC/WorldCa32577100

      Human Capital Analytics: Thinking like an economist One example of macro data that can help direct business strategy. GDP influences spending in a market—and also compensation expectations among workers based there. GDP per capita Based on purchasing power parity in international dollars U.S. Unemployment rates by educational level.   Human capital and economic growth have a strong correlation. Human capital affects economic growth and can help to develop an economy by expanding the knowledge and skills of .

      How the Human Capital Model Explains Why the Gender Wage Gap Narrowed Married women’s labor force participation rose dramatically from % in to % in , after peaking at % in This rapid rise in female labor force participation constitutes the single most significant labor market trend in the U.S. over the last century. Start studying Economic final. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. If industry sales are $2,, and the top four firms have sales of $, $, $, and $80, respectively, what will be the four-firm concentration ratio? as human capital investments increase, wages will generally.

        Investors can also determine the value of human capital in the markup on products sold or the industry premium on salary. A company is willing to . The Human Capital Study –04 would not have been possible without the dedication and outstanding work of a field team coordinated by Dr. Paúl Melgar of INCAP, a data coordination center directed by Humberto Méndez and Luis Fernando Ramírez, both at INCAP, and data management by Alexis Murphy at IFPRI and Meng Wang at Emory University.


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Human capital and industry wage structure in Guatemala by Chris N. Sakellariou Download PDF EPUB FB2

Using a testable model of endogenous growth, Sakellariou analyzes microdata from the Guatemala Household Survey to estimate the external effects of education. First, he estimates a wage equation and filters out the internal effects of education. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sakellariou, Chris N.

Human capital and industry wage structure in Guatemala. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, Education and. Human capital and industry wage structure in Guatemala (English) Abstract. The presence and persistence of substantial wage differentials between industries has been documented.

Differences between industries could result from (1) the normal functioning of competitive labor markets (compensating differential levels of human Cited by: The inter-industry wage structure is remarkably similar in different eras, in different countries, and among different types of workers.

Industries with high capital-to-labor ratios, monopoly Author: Chris Sakellariou. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Sakellariou, Chris N. Human capital and industry wage structure in Guatemala. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, Education and.

Using a testable model of endogenous growth, Sakellariou analyzes microdata from the Guatemala Household Survey to estimate the external effects of education. First, he estimates a wage equation and filters out the internal effects of by: Human capital and industry wage structure in Guatemala (English) Abstract.

In this study, microdata from Guatemala household survey are analyzed using a testable model of endogenous growth in order to estimate the external effects of education. In the first stage of the analysis a wage equation is estimated and the internal. First, he estimates a wage equation and filters out the internal effects of education.

Then, to isolate external effects, he regresses the resulting wage premiums in industry on average human capital as well as on industry-specific characteristics.

It seems more likely that education should reflect the economic structure of the region and the market needs. Cadil et al. () came to similar conclusion on European level when the impact of human capital on wages and household’s disposable income was found significant only for regions with specific economic structure.

Human capital accumulation and economic growth, Investigaciones Económicas, (3), pp; Siggel, E,India's trade policy Reforms and Competitiveness industry in the s.

World Economy, pp; Siggel, E.,Uganda's policy Reforms, Competitiveness and regional integration industry: A comparison with Kenya. respectively sources of economic growth.

The research results is a summary of definitions of human capital, proposal of structure of different approaches to understanding the nature and importance of human capital. Key words: human capital, knowledge, skills, production factors, production function, economic growth.

Wage and salary - Wage and salary - Human-capital theory: A particular application of marginalist analysis (a refinement of marginal-productivity theory) became known as human-capital theory.

It has since become a dominant means of understanding how wages are determined. It holds that earnings in the labour market depend upon the employees’ information and skills. Human capital is the stock of habits, knowledge, social and personality attributes (including creativity) embodied in the ability to perform labour so as to produce economic value.

Human capital is unique and differs from any other capital. It is needed for companies. Finally, sensitivity analysis confirms that estimates of the value of human capital depend on the choice of the two key parameters, i.e.

annual real income growth rate and discount rate, while within-country distribution of human capital and trends of the volume of human capital are. Human Capital Business led, people driven. Today’s business challenges present a new wave of HR, talent and organisation priorities.

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Human capital is key for economic growth. Not only is it linked to aggregate economic performance but also to each individual’s labour market outcomes. However, a skilled population is not enough to achieve high and inclusive growth, as skills need to be put into productive use at work.

Human capital, labour market outcomes, and horizontal inequality in Guatemala Carla Canelasa and Rachel M. Gisselquistb aCentred’EconomiedelaSorbonne,Paris,France;bUNU-WIDER,Helsinki,Finland ABSTRACT With the second largest indigenous population by percentage in Latin America, Guatemala is an important case for understanding horizontal.

The observed steepening of experience profiles of wages is explained, in part, by changes in relative demographic supplies (cohort effects), and in part by the growing profitability of human capital which extends to that acquired on the job.

Some of the relevant factors are listed below. Compensating wage differentials - higher pay can often be some reward for risk-taking in certain jobs, working in poor conditions and having to work unsocial hours.; A reward for human capital - in a competitive labour market equilibrium, wage differentials compensate workers for (opportunity and direct) costs of human capital acquisition.

occurred during the s: the financial sector rapidly lost its high human capital and its wage premium relative to the rest of the private sector. The decline continued at a more moderate pace from to By that time, wages in the financial sector were similar, on average, to wages in the rest of the economy.

Guatemala’s GDP in was $ billion, up from $ in the previous year. The GDP per capita was $5, and the inflation rate was about percent for the same year. Guatemala is the largest economy in Central America and also the most populous country in the region.

In terms of human capital, Guatemala lags behind in an increasingly global economy. In its Human Capital Index, the World Economic Forum ranked Guatemala as number 94 out of economies. Although a multifaceted concept, learning has a significant role in building human capital, as education –including enrollment, quality and attainment— impacts the future of the labor force.Long-Term Wage Fluctuations with Industry-Specific Human Capital Bruce A.

Weinberg, Ohio State University Exploiting long term interindustry demand shifts, this article pro-vides evidence that (1) industry-level wages do not respond to in-dustry demand conditions; (2) at the industry .