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Author Liu, Gordon Guoen
Title Investing In Human Capital For Economic Development In China
Imprint Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, 2009
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- References -- Preface -- I. Background -- II. Overview -- III. Acknowledgements -- PART 1: Human Capital and Economic Growth -- Chapter 1: Why China is Likely to Achieve Its Growth Objectives Robert W. Fogel -- 1. The Role of Factor Enhancement -- 2. Errors in the Measurement of Output -- 3. Will Political Instability Undermine Economic Growth? -- Notes -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 2: The Contribution of Health and Education to Economic Growth in China Dean T. Jamison, Lawrence J. Lau and Jia Wang -- 1. Background: Health and Economic Growth -- 2. Data -- 3. Methods -- 4. Statistical Results -- 5. Health and Economic Openness as Sources of Growth -- 6. Health, Education and Economic Growth in China -- References -- Chapter 3: Education, Innovation and Economic Growth Xiaoguang Chen -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Empirical Evidence -- 3. Mechanism of Convergence -- 4. Dynamic General Equilibrium -- 4.1. Model -- 4.1.1. Household -- 4.1.2. Final goods sector -- 4.1.3. Intermediate goods sector -- 4.1.4. R&D sector -- 4.2. Equilibrium -- 4.2.1. The computation of the equilibrium -- 4.2.2. Property of the equilibrium -- 4.2.3. An example -- 4.3. The calibration and simulation of the model -- 5. Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Appendix A. Proof of Property 1 -- Appendix B. Proof of Property 2 -- Appendix C. Proof of Property 3 -- Chapter 4: Endogenous Health Care and Life Expectancy in a Neoclassical Growth Model Michael C. M. Leung and Yong Wang -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Model -- 3. Health Care and Economic Development -- 3.1. Simulation -- 4. Concluding Remarks -- References -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C -- PART 2: Education: Demand, Attainment and Disparities -- Chapter 5: Demand for Education in China Gregory C. Chow and Yan Shen -- 1. Introduction
2. Private Funding for Education and the Role of Government -- 3. Theoretical Framework and Estimation Strategy -- 3.1. Assumption A -- 3.2. Assumption B -- 4. Demand Analysis for Three Levels of Education -- 4.1. Two-component analysis for higher education -- 5. Aggregate Demand for Education in China -- 5.1. Estimating income and price elasticities using aggregate data -- 5.2. Two-component analysis of aggregate demand for education -- 6. Inequality in Income and in Education Opportunity -- 7. Conclusions -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Appendix. Tables of Cross-section and Time Series Data -- Chapter 6: Human Capital and Educational Demand in China: 2000-2030 Xiaoying Zheng, Lihua Pang, Gong Chen, Yubo Liu, Lei Zhang, Mohammad Mainul Islam, Yan Lin and Haitao Wang -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Literature Review -- 3. Projection Methodology and Data -- 3.1. Projection model -- 3.2. Baseline data, data source, evaluation and adjustment -- 3.3. Projection parameters -- 3.3.1. Fertility rate and adjustments -- 3.3.2. Mortality rate and adjustments -- 3.3.3. Education transition rate -- 3.3.4. Net migration -- 3.4. Selecting the projection approaches -- 4. Result -- 4.1. The future population size and urbanization level -- 4.2. Changing age structure and school-age population in the future -- 4.3. Human capital trend -- 4.4. The analysis of educational sources and investments with the change of future school-age population -- 4.4.1. Projection for educational investment: Teacher scale -- 4.4.2. Projection for educational investment: Education funds -- 5. Conclusion and Policy Implications -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 7: Changes in the Pattern of China's School Enrollment Rates between 1990 and 2000 Rachel Connelly and Zhenzhen Zheng -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Enrollment and Attainment Rates by Location of Residence and Sex of the Child
3. Beyond Location and Sex - Enrollment and Attainment Rates by Other Demographic Characteristics -- 4. Beyond in School Rates: Percent Never Attending, Percent Attending Middle School and High School -- 5. Provincial Differences -- 6. The Gender Gap Across Provinces -- 7. Multivariate Analysis of Individual Data on Rural Youths' Educational Transition Rates -- 8. Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8: School Attainment and Cost of Education in Rural China Linxiu Zhang, Chunhui Ye, Chengfang Liu and Scott Rozelle -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Data -- 3. Level of School Attainments and Reasons for Dropouts -- 4. Schooling Costs and Level of Household Income -- 5. Cox Analysis on Risk of Dropout -- 6. Whose Problem Is It? -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 9: The Educational Consequences of Migration for Children in China Zai Liang and Yiu Por Chen -- 1. Migration, Children's Education, and Hukou -- 2. Migrant Children's School Enrollment: Incorporating Origin and Destination -- 3. The Case of Guangdong Province -- 4. Data and Methods -- 5. Results -- 5.1. Descriptive statistics -- 5.2. School enrollment: Comparisons at the place of migrant destination -- 5.3. School enrollment: Origin-destination pooled models -- 6. Conclusion and Discussion -- Acknowledgements -- References -- PART 3: Health: Demand, Attainment and Disparities -- Chapter 10: An Economic Analysis of Health Care in China Gregory C. Chow -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Changes in Health Care Institutions -- 3. Statistical Demand Functions for Health Care -- 4. Supply of Health Care: Public or Private? -- 5. Government's Program for Health Care -- 6. Evaluation of the Current Health Care System -- 7. Conclusion -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 11: A Theoretical Analysis for Chinese New Rural Cooperative Medical System H. Holly Wang -- 1. Introduction
2. The New RCMS and Existing Relevant Studies -- 3. Model -- 4. Results and Discussion -- 4.1. Shall we expect all rural consumers to participate in the NRCMS voluntarily? -- 4.2. The welfare effect of NRCMS -- 4.3. The effect of commercial health insurance -- 4.4. The assumption of no substitution preference -- 5. Summary and Concluding Remarks -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 12: Wealth, Education and Demand for Medical Care: Evidence from Rural China Jin Feng, Bei Qin and Yangyang Yu -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Literature Review -- 3. Econometrics Model -- 3.1. The demand for medical care -- 3.2. The two-part model -- 4. Data -- 5. Results -- 5.1. Expending decision function -- 5.2. Expenditure function -- 5.3. The marginal effect -- 6. Financial Burden of Medical Care for Different Groups -- 7. Conclusions -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Appendix. The Quadratic Prediction with Raw Data -- Chapter 13: Famine and Overweight in China Zhehui Luo, Ren Mu and Xiaobo Zhang -- 1. Data -- 2. Methodology and Results -- 3. Discussions -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 14: Immunization Uptake in China Åke Blomqvist and Haoming Liu -- 1. Introduction -- 2. A Simple Model -- 3. The Data -- 4. Empirical Results -- 5. The Determinants of the Number of Shots -- 6. Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 15: Changing Health Inequality in China: The Role of Relative Income Zhuo Chen, Steven T. Yen and David B. Eastwood -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Literature Review -- 2.1. Determinants of individual health -- 2.2. Absolute or relative income? -- 3. Methodology -- 4. Data -- 5. Results and Discussions -- 5.1. Regression results -- 5.2. Decomposition results -- 6. Conclusions -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Appendix -- PART 4: Investing in Human Capital and Economic Return
Chapter 16: The Relationship between Health and Schooling Michael Grossman -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Trends in Health and Schooling in the United States -- 3. Causality from Health to Schooling -- 4. Causality from Schooling to Health -- 4.1. Productive efficiency -- 4.2. Allocative efficiency -- 5. Omitted Third Variables -- 6. Conclusions -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 17: Income Productivity in China: On the Role of Health Gordon G. Liu, Will H. Dow, Alex Z. Fu, John Akin and Peter Lance -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Previous Work -- 2.1. Health effect of income -- 2.2. Economic effects of health -- 3. CHNS Data and Model Specification -- 3.1. The CHNS data -- 3.2. The model -- 4. Empirical Findings -- 4.1. Descriptive statistics -- 4.2. The overall sample -- 4.3. Rural and urban areas -- 4.4. Men and women in rural areas -- 5. Discussion -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 18: Ill Health and Its Potential In.uence on Household Consumptions in Rural China Hong Wang, Licheng Zhang and William Hsiao -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Methods -- 2.1. Data and variables -- 2.1.1. Dataset -- 2.1.2. Dependent variables -- 2.1.3. Independent variables -- 2.1.4. Control variables -- 2.2. Method of estimation -- 3. Empirical Results -- 3.1. Descriptive analyses of expenditure patterns and household characteristics -- 3.2. Predictive analyses of expenditure patterns -- 3.3. Marginal effects of medical expenditures on other expenditure categories -- 4. Discussion -- 5. Conclusion and Policy Implication -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Chapter 19: Wages and Returns to Education in Chinese Cities Dennis Tao Yang -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Labor Market Reforms in Urban China -- 3. Data -- 4. Wages and Returns to Education Over Space and Time -- 4.1. The empirical specification -- 4.2. The empirical results -- 4.3. Convergence or divergence of wages?
5. Priorities for Further Reform
Key Features:Reflects the cutting-edge research on the impact of human capital on economic development and social well-being in modern ChinaProvides a comprehensive analysis of topics including human capital and economic growth; demand, attainment and disparity in both education and health; and investing in human capital in China and the economic returnsFeatures articles by distinguished economists such as Robert Fogel, Michael Grossman, Gregory Chow, Daniel Hamermesh, William Hsiao and Dean Jamison
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Liu, Gordon Guoen Investing In Human Capital For Economic Development In China Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company,c2009 9789812814418
Subject Economic development -- China -- Congresses.;Human capital -- China -- Congresses.;Education -- China -- Congresses.;Medical care -- China -- Congresses.;China -- Economic conditions -- 1976-2000 -- Congresses
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