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Editors: Kartick Roy, Mike Roberts, Ershad Ali (Auckland Institiute of Studies (AIS) St. Helens, Auckland, New Zealand)
Book Description:
This book is the seventh title in the series Readings in World Development, edited by Kartik C. Roy. In this volume he is joined by co-editors Michael A. Roberts, Academic Director at AIS St Helens, Auckland, New Zealand, and Ershad Ali, Director of the Centre for Research in International Education at the same institution. Many developing nations are poor in mineral wealth, other natural resources and in financial investment infrastructure. Their most valuable resource is a large labour force their population. Unfortunately, because of limited economic and technical ability, they are unable to engage their labour force in productive activity. Human capital is the ability of their population to engage in productive activity. Education can be considered as an investment in increasing the efficiency of human capital in much the same way that cultivation and fertiliser add to the effectiveness of land use. It adds value to the human capital of a nation, enabling it to be more efficient and effective in producing national wealth. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Preface

List of Contributors

List of Tables

List of Figures

Chapter 1. Education, Human Capital Formation and Economic Development: An Overview of the Relationship
(K. C. Roy, M.A. Roberts and E. Ali)

Chapter 2. Management of International Education in Development
(S. Kar)

Chapter 3. Higher Education for Human Capital Development and Gender Empowerment: A Case Study of Bangladesh
(S. Parvin and E. Ali)

Chapter 4. The Relationship between Teaching and Learning for Human Capital Formation: Relevant Issues
(A. Brown and J. Smith)

Chapter 5. Issues in Assimilation of Learning Process in Students Home Culture with that in Western Culture for Human Capital Formation
(J. Anderson and E. Ali)

Chapter 6. Internationalisation of Education, Human Capital Development and The Private Sector
(M. A. Roberts)

Chapter 7. Online Marketing Strategy of Higher Education in Australia: Some Comments
(R. Khan and E. Ali)

Chapter 8. Women, Work and Working Arrangements: An Economic Perspective on Workplace Flexibility
(G. Subramaniam, B. Maniam and E. Ali)

Chapter 9. Human Capital and the IT Industry in New Zealand Preparing IT Students to Meet Industry Needs
(L. Zhao)

Chapter 10.Export Education Industry and Expenditure patterns of International Students: New Zealand
(S. Taumoepeau and S. Al-Shamaa)

Chapter 11. Patterns of Education and GDP Growth for Human Capital Formation in China
(E. Ali)

Chapter 12. Imparting Education to increase Human Capital and Enhance Development Prospects: Lesson Learned
(K. C. Roy, M. A. Roberts and E. Ali)

Index

   Series:
      Readings in World Development (Series Editor: K.C. Roy - University of Queensland, Australia)
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 6 x 9 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62081-791-9
   Status: AN
  
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