The Significant Contribution Of Indonesian Human Capital To The Economic Growth

C. Ruth Elisabeth Tobing


This study examines the contribution of human capital to Indonesiasproductivity. The result of this study reveals a significant contribution ofhuman capital as shown in the model which is using highest weightedof primary and secondary level of education. The most significant resultfound in the model using secondary level as the highest weightedof human capital. In contrast, there is no significant contribution ofhuman capital using proportional weighted between education levels.This suggests that improvement in knowledge, adoption of technologyand skill in the primary and secondary education meet the demandof industries in Indonesia. This study uses a time series regression toanalyze data 1985-2010.



Human Capital, Education, Time Series Regression

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