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Forecasting Human Capital: Using Demographic Multi-State Methods by Age, Sex, and Education

Type: Research
Author(s): Lutz, Goujon, Wils
Year of Publishing: 2005
Keywords: Human capital, educational investments, forecasting, demographics, Guinea, Nicaragua, Zambia
This working paper presents demographic, multi-state population projections as a tool to demonstrate the long-term effects of human capital on near-term investments in education. This paper demonstrates the feasibility of the method through three education projections for Guinea, Nicaragua, and Zambia. Comment