Vol 5 No 7 (2019): EPH-International Journal of Business & Management Science | ISSN: 2208-2190


Hanane Abdelli
University of Skikda
Sawssan Saadaoui
University of Sfax
Published July 30, 2019
  • Human capital,
  • economic development,
  • relationship
How to Cite
Hanane Abdelli, & Sawssan Saadaoui. (2019). THE HUMAN CAPITAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: LITERATURE REVIEW. EPH - International Journal of Business & Management Science (ISSN: 2208-2190), 5(7), 01-08. Retrieved from https://ephjournal.com/index.php/bms/article/view/1475


The human capital constitutes an important factor for the development of the nation’s economy. Recently, Barro, Mankiw and Sala-I-Martin (1995) place the human capital as the vital variable which explains the economic evolution. Hence, the effects of human capital on the economic development became a significant topic in the empirical literature. In this way, the idea of this study is to give a perspective of the theory and the basic approaches of human capital. Then, this paper sets out to review the literature about the relationship between human capital and economic development.


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