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The Long-Term Effects of Human Capital on Innovation and Economic Growth in the Countries of the Mena Region

EasyChair Preprint no. 6091

11 pagesDate: July 17, 2021

Abstract

Purpose – Human capital is an important factor for economic innovation and development, however, the long-term impact of human capital on current economic innovation and development, especially in the Mena region, is still unclear. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to investigate the long-term effects of human capital on innovation and economic growth in the countries of the Mena region for the period 2010-2019.

 Design/methodology/approach –The research data was collected from the World Bank website database. Statistical methods and dynamic panel data techniques were used to analyze the data.

Findings –The results of this study showed that human capital has a positive and significant effect on innovation and economic growth in the countries of the Mena region. Also, population density in some age groups (more literate people) has a significant effect on patent rates in MENA member countries.

Keyphrases: economic growth, human capital, Innovation, MENA region

BibTeX entry
BibTeX does not have the right entry for preprints. This is a hack for producing the correct reference:
@Booklet{EasyChair:6091,
  author = {Leila Mohammadghader},
  title = {The Long-Term Effects of Human Capital on Innovation and Economic Growth in the Countries of the Mena Region},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 6091},

  year = {EasyChair, 2021}}
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