Impact of Economic Globalization on Human Capital: Evidence from Nigerian Economy

Olabisi Olabode, Eric and Sakiru Adebola, Solarin (2015) Impact of Economic Globalization on Human Capital: Evidence from Nigerian Economy. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 5 (3). pp. 786-789. ISSN 2146-4138

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Abstract

Investment in human capital in relation to global world is to achieve an optimum return in terms of a gainful employment, productivity and high standard of living. This paper uses autoregressive distributed lag model to determine the cointegration, long run and short run elasticities among human capital, economic growth, economic globalization and foreign direct investment (FDI), for the period 1980-2011. The empirical results reveal that there is a long run relationship among the variables tested in this study. Also, economic growth and FDI show a positive impact on human capital and economic globalization indicates a negative impact on human capital in Nigeria.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human Capital, Economic Globalization, Autoregressive Distributed Lag, Nigeria, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Economics and Business
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2016 07:16
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2016 02:46
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/10634

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