Human capital as a factor of growth and promotion of employment at regional level: The case of Germany
This project assesses the impact of human capital on productivity, growth and employment on a regional level using micro-econometric methods. The analysis includes various indicators of human capital endowment at the regional level and estimates private and social returns of human and physical capital. Thereby the strengths and weaknesses of German regions shall be identified, allowing the improvement of effective education strategies for particular regions.
Duration: 15.09.2004 - 15.03.2005
- Committee of the Regions, Brüssel, BE
Monographs, Articles in Anthologies
Ammermüller, Andreas, Anja Schüler, Charlotte Lauer and Thomas Zwick (2005), The case for Germany, in: Committee of the Regions, Human Capital as a Factor of Growth and Promotion of Employment at the Regional Level, The Case of France and Germany, CoR Studies E Bd. 2/2005, Brussels, 53-113. Download