human capital

Human Resource Development and Growth: Improving Access and Equity in Education and Health Services

Pillay demonstrates the importance of improving access to and equity in the provision of essential services such as education and health for enhancing human development. A major constraint to accelerating and sustaining economic growth in South Africa is the shortage of skilled human resources. Human capital formation (through appropriate education, training and health) is vital…


Macro-Economic Impact of HIV and AIDS on the Zimababwean Economy: A Human Capital Approach

Zimbabwe is one of the countries severely affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The high prevalence of the disease is not only a health problem but has become an economic problem, yet little effort had previously been directed at establishing the exact magnitude of HIV/AIDS’ economic impact. Using a human capital approach which measures the value…