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Human Capital and Production Structure in the Greek Economy

Knowledge, Abilities, Skills

Palgrave Macmillan
  • Examines labor market operation and the role of human capital in Greek economy’s structural dynamics

  • Studies economy, on social cohesion and optimal governance, as well as on the ecological footprint

  • Covers development of Greek economy and labor market, as well as, how an economy can grow while improving

Part of the book series: The Political Economy of Greek Growth up to 2030 (TPEGG)

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Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Introduction

    • Panagiotis E. Petrakis
    Pages 1-9
  3. Human Capital and Structural Change

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11
    2. Occupational Characteristics Analysis

      • Yorgos Pisinas
      Pages 45-70
  4. Structural Relations and Structural Changes in the Greek Economy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 91-91
  5. Back Matter

    Pages 303-306

About this book

The role of human capital has diversified considerably in the last 100 years. Today, the prevailing perception seeks a sustainable, integrated development which is based on the triptych of environment, economy, and society. In this mode of development, human capital has a positive effect on the economy, on social cohesion and optimal governance, as well as on the ecological footprint.

This book studies the critical role of human capital in the Greek economy and its production structure. In doing so, this book analyzes the Greek labor market, employment, and structural changes, among other facets of this vibrant economy. 

This is an inspiring book, full of important insights for those of us who want to know about the upgraded role of human capital in a world that seeks sustainable development combining the environment, the economy and society. It is a must-read primer for anyone interested in the positive effects of human on the economy, social cohesion and optimal governance. Evangelia Papapetrou – Professor in the Department of Economics of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece.

This captivating book is a modern attempt to examine the role of human capital, using knowledge, abilities, skills and working activities as the key drivers to guide an economy to its structural change. Focusing on the Greek case, the authors provide pragmatic insights on the role of human capital on economic structural change, the structural relationships and the need for restructuring and the critical role of life-long learning. Stylianos Kotsios – Professor and Chairman of the Department of Economics of the  National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in Greece.

  

Keywords

  • Human capital
  • Social cohesion
  • Optimal governance
  • Ecological footprint
  • Greek economy
  • Production structure
  • Employment

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Economics, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

    Panagiotis E. Petrakis

About the editor

Panagiotis E. Petrakis is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Economics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, where he serves as Scientific Coordinator of Distance Education Training Programs. He was chairman of the Department of Economics at National and Kapodistrian University of Athens from 2005 to 2009. He is the author of numerous scientific articles and monographs and has extensive publications in recognized academic journals on economic development, entrepreneurship, and cultural background.

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Buying options

eBook USD 139.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-031-04938-5
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 179.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)