Dataset

Human capital, innovations and economic growth: data

Monash University
Prof Jakob Madsen (Managed by)
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This dataset is part of a project aimed at examining the relationship between human capital and growth. In particular, it investigated what the return was to a country when it invested in human capital through education. It contains economic and statistical data for twenty countries belonging to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) - Western Europe, Japan, Canada, USA, Australia, and New Zealand - for the period 1817 to 2009. The dataset was collated from publicly available information, comprising statistical yearbooks, census data, population data, and information produced by domestic statistical agencies available through the internet.

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Excel spreadsheet and related SPSS files (2mb).

Significance statement

This dataset is a unique collection of economic and statistical information for 20 OECD countries for the period 1817 to 2009 enabling analysis of the relationship between human capital and economic growth to be conducted.

Data time period: 1817 to 2009

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138.42930715,32.99989605

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-95.665,37.6

-50,70 -50,42 -142,42 -142,70 -50,70

-96,56

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133.41701195,-26.1772288

-175.1235077,-28.8773225 -175.1235077,-52.7224663 165.7437641,-52.7224663 165.7437641,-28.8773225 -175.1235077,-28.8773225

-4.6898718,-40.7998944

text: Western Europe

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iso31661: US

iso31661: CA

iso31661: AU

iso31661: NZ

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