[automatically translated] The concept of human capital refers to the knowledge, skills and competencies of individuals. In the last thirty years, the economic analysis has turned increasing attention to the definition and evaluation of multiple aspects that the study of human capital involves, even in relation to the importance of the entity and the quality of human capital for the development of a system social. In most of the studies conducted on the subject of human capital it is measured based on the level of education achieved, but in recent years, it has resorted to more complex measures which take account of other socio-economic variables, such as the characteristics of ' the family and work experience. In this article it is carried out a brief review of the measurement techniques adopted on the basis of the underlying theories definitions, more or less extensive, currently in use. It is, also, given a particular importance to the influence that the stock of human capital determines the socio-economic context of belonging, with an explicit reference to existing regional disparities in our country and, therefore, the spillover, positive or negative, that come to the community.
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Annali della Facoltà di Economia|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|