INVESTIGADORES
SANTOS Maria Emma
artículos
Título:
TWO SOURCES OF LOW-DEVELOPMENT TRAPS FROM A HUMAN CAPITAL PERSPECTIVE
Autor/es:
SANTOS, MAR√ćA EMMA; LONDON, SILVIA
Revista:
Perspectivas
Editorial:
Universidad Autonoma de San Luis de Potosi
Referencias:
Lugar: San Luis Potosi; Año: 2018 vol. 12 p. 1 - 1
ISSN:
2007-2104
Resumen:
This paper analyzes two possible sources of low-development traps related to human capital accumulation. The first one comes from a mismatch between the skills workers have acquired through their formal education and the skills demanded by some non-innovative firms in the labor market. The second one comes from segmentation in the educational system, such that the children of better educated parents receive a higher quality education than the children of less educated parents. Two different models are presented in which each of these sources cause,correspondingly, dual economies and low-development traps.
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