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Akinwale, Yusuf Opeyemi – International Journal of Learning and Change, 2022
Technology innovation and human capital are without doubt contributory factors to economic growth. However, not many of such studies have been conducted in Sub-Saharan Africa. This study assessed the triangular association between human capital, technology innovation and economic growth in South Africa over the period 1985-2015. The study used…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Foreign Countries, Economic Progress, Relationship
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Audretsch, David B.; Belitski, Maksim – Studies in Higher Education, 2021
The entrepreneurship and higher education literatures suggest that universities cannot generate significant knowledge spillovers unless knowledge creation is followed by knowledge transformation and commercialization. Although several university business models have been proposed in the literature, extant studies assume that the elements required…
Descriptors: Universities, Entrepreneurship, Business, Models
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Tomlinson, Michael; Watermeyer, Richard – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2022
The institutional form and conception of Higher Education have changed through the growth of mass higher education, which in many national systems now operates on market logics. Drawing on theories of credentialism, this article provides a critical analysis of the inter-relationship between massification and marketization and examines a range of…
Descriptors: Credentials, Commercialization, Higher Education, Grade Inflation
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Azaghouagh-El Fardi, Warda – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2021
Professional staff occupy an essential role in universities, and yet they have received little attention in the existing French literature, despite the considerable changes afoot in academic institutions. Based on qualitative research consisting primarily of 43 semi-structured interviews, this article looks at representations of development…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Professionalism, Universities
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Roach, Travis; Whitney, Jacob – Education Economics, 2022
Changing weather patterns and extreme events are not the only outcomes of global climatic change. We investigate the impact of changing weather conditions on human capital development by studying achievement on standardized tests in Math and English/Language Arts for students in grades 3-8. Here we show that increasing average temperature levels…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Elementary School Students, Weather, Heat
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Zhao, Ran; Du, Yuhong – Best Evidence in Chinese Education, 2021
Based on China's provincial panel data from 1990 to 2017 and the improved Lucas, Nelson & Phelps model, the Spatial Dubin Model is used to test the spatial effects of higher education and human capital quality. The results showed that high-level human capital, characterized by higher education and urban labor income index, indirectly promoted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Human Capital, Neighborhoods
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Ndlela, Sithembiso; Worth, S. – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2021
Purpose: Creating 'self-reliance' and improving 'livelihood sustainability' amongst small-scale sugarcane farmers remains challenging in part because the underpinning theories are poorly understood. Methodology: This study comprised a literature review to clarify the two concepts and a field study conducted amongst small-scale sugarcane farmers in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Occupations, Sustainability, Resilience (Psychology)
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Belfield, Clive – National Education Policy Center, 2021
Even as the U.S. education system becomes more ethnically and racially diverse, many racial disparities persist with regard to school segregation, educational resources, and ultimately educational outcomes. These disparities harm students individually and have significant societal impacts as well, including economic consequences. Educational…
Descriptors: Racial Discrimination, Economic Impact, Educational Discrimination, Elementary Secondary Education
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Argent, Garry; Brown, Seth; Kelly, Peter – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2022
This paper contributes to debates that shaped a special issue of "Discourse" in 2017 by taking the debate about "responsibilisation" in education into the realm of Foundations Skills in Australia. The difficulties that many Australian adults experience with low levels of language, literacy and numeracy skills (Foundation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Basic Education, Educational Policy, Commercialization
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de Matos Pedro, Eugénia; Alves, Helena; Leitão, João – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2022
This study explores the contributions of different dimensions of the intellectual capital of higher education institutions (ICHEIs) to their performance, incorporating the previously unexplored dimension of quality of life (QoL) as a performance measure, and correspondingly taking into account the connection between the Theory of Stakeholders and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Quality of Life, Foreign Countries, Human Capital
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Islam, Md Shamirul; Amin, Muslim – European Journal of Training and Development, 2022
Purpose: The review aims to demonstrate a broader perspective of human capital and employee well-being concept. Moreover, the study attempts to analyse theoretical notions underlying human capital and well-being relationship and thus to guide the integration of two distinct concepts. Design/methodology/approach: This review followed the systematic…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Employees, Well Being, Psychological Patterns
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Yavuz Tabak, Burcu – Educational Administration: Theory & Practice, 2021
This study aimed to examine the education expectations of the parents of compulsory education students (primary, secondary and high schools) according the income levels within the context of the human capabilities approach. The study used a qualitative phenomenological research design. The study group consisted of 128 parents of students.…
Descriptors: Family Income, Parent Aspiration, Expectation, Employment Potential
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Abu-Rumman, Ayman – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of transformational leadership on the cultivation of human capital in an academic setting from the perspective of university employees Design/methodology/approach: Quantitative data was collected from a range of staff working within three universities located in Jordan using an online…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Human Capital, Universities, School Personnel
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Ba', Stefano – Power and Education, 2021
The 'New Paradigm' of Sociology of Childhood famously maintains that childhood is socially constructed and supposedly places a much greater emphasis on the agency of children: children should not simply be framed as the passive receivers of socialisation. The aim of this article is to demonstrate that such a 'social construction' of childhood is…
Descriptors: Educational Sociology, Children, Criticism, Human Capital
Valero, Anna – Centre for Economic Performance, 2021
The empirical management literature has found that the education of both managers and the workforce more generally appears to be an important driver of better management practices. This article sets out how such relationships might be conceptualised, and suggests that in a complementarities framework, modern management practices can be thought of…
Descriptors: Administration, Human Capital, Education, Correlation
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