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Title Investing in human capital for economic development in China / edited by Gordon G. Liu, Shufang Zhang, Zongyi Zhang
Published Singapore ; Hanckensack, NJ : World Scientific, [2010]
©2010
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Contents Why China is likely to achieve its growth objectives / Robert W. Fogel -- The contribution of health and education to economic growth in China / Dean T. Jamison / Lawrence J. Lau / Jia Wang -- Education, innovation and economic growth / Xiaoguang Chen -- Endogenous health care and life expectancy in neoclassical growth model / Michael C.M. Leung / Yong Wang -- Demand for education in China / Gregory C. Chow / Yan Shen -- Human capital and educational demand in China: 2000-2030 / Xiaoying Zheng / Lihua Pang / Gong Chen / Yubo Liu / Lei Zhang / Mohammad Mainul Islam / Yan Lin / Haitao Wang -- Changes in the pattern of China's school enrollment rates between 1990 and 2000 / Rachel Connelly / Zhenzhen Zheng -- School attainment and cost of education in rural China / Linxiu Zhang / Chunhui Ye / Chengfang Liu / Scott Rozelle -- The educational consequences of migration for children in China / Zai Liang / Yiu Por Chen -- An economic analysis of health care in China / Gregory C. Chow -- A theoretical analysis for Chinese new rural cooperative medical system / H. Holly Wang -- Wealth, education and demand for medical care: evidence from rural China / Jin Feng / Bei Qin / Yangyang Yu -- Famine and overweight in China / Zhehui Luo / Ren Mu / Xiaobo Zhang -- Immunization uptake in China / Ake Blomqvist / Haoming Liu -- Changing health inequality in China: the role of relative income / Zhuo Chen / Steven T. Yen / David B. Eastwood -- The relationship between health and schooling / Michael Grossman -- Income productivity in China: on the role of health / Gordon G. Liu / Will H. Dow / Alex Z. Fu / John Akin / Peter Lance -- Ill health and its potential influence on household consumptions in rural China / Hong Wang / Licheng Zhang / William Hsiao -- Wages and returns to education in Chinese cities / Dennis Tao Yang -- The external returns to education: evidence from Chinese cities / Zhiqiang Liu -- Discrimination and development: the case of beauty in China / Daniel S. Hamermesh / Xin Meng / Junsen Zhang
Summary This book is a reflection of the current research that explores the mechanism, dynamics and evidence of the impact of human capital on economic development and social well-being in modern China. Composed of keynote speeches and selected papers from The 2005 International Conference of the Chinese Economists Society, it tracks the latest understanding and empirical evidence of the relationships amongst health, education and economic development in China. The book presents a broad spectrum of study topics covering human capital and economic growth; demand, attainment and disparity in both educat
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Economic development -- China -- Congresses.
Education -- China -- Congresses.
Human capital -- China -- Congresses.
Medical care -- China -- Congresses.
China -- Economic conditions -- 1976-2000 -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Liu, Gordon G.
Zhang, Shufang.
Zhang, Zongyi, 1964-
LC no. 2010281373
ISBN 9789812814425 (electronic bk.)
9812814426 (electronic bk.)