Working paper

Explaining Human Capital Composition and Formation Mechanisms: a New Conceptual Framework of Analysis

Year:

2012

Published in:

Munich Personal RePEc Archive

Authors:

human capital
knowledge formation
skill acquisition
human capital formation process

This paper summarizes the existing definitions of human capital from theoretical debates and empirical surveys and argues for the need to revise how human capital composition and formation processes are currently understood. A new framework is introduced to present human capital as a complex phenomenon consisting of five main elements: genetics, personality, motivation, knowledge, and skills. According to this conceptual framework, knowledge and skill formation both occur through learning and being exposed to challenging work environments.

Other publications by

46 publications found

2024
Analytical article

Why are Russia and Russians Incompatible with Democracy? An Analysis of the Historical Foundations of Russians’ Attitudes towards Authority and Democracy

Publisher: VOX Ukraine

Authors: Tamilina Larysa

2024
Analytical article

What Keeps Young People Happy in War Times? Exploring Life Satisfaction of University Students in Ukraine

Publisher: VOX Ukraine

Authors: Tamilina Larysa, Ihnatenko Yaroslava, Hohol Oleksandra

2024
Working paper

The Historical Origins of Pro-Democratic Attitudes in Ukraine

Publisher: Munich Personal RePEc Archive

Authors: Tamilina Larysa

2024
Analytical article

Who Ends Up in a Social Bubble? Exploring Young Users’ Behavior on Social Media Platforms in Ukraine

Publisher: VOX Ukraine

Authors: Tamilina Larysa, Hryniv Dzvenyslava, Pavlo Hulko

2022
Analytical article

Філософія Війни та Вторгнення Росії в Україну: Чому Росіяни Погоджуються на Вбивство Українців

Publisher: LIGA.net

Authors: Tamilina Larysa

2024
Working paper

A Psycho-Historical Analysis of Nations: The Example of Ukraine and Russia

Publisher: Munich Personal RePEc Archive

Authors: Tamilina Larysa

2024
Analytical article

Why do Ukraine and Ukrainians Support Democracy? An Analysis of Historical Origins of Pro-Democratic Attitudes in Ukraine

Publisher: VOX Ukraine

Authors: Tamilina Larysa

2022
Working paper

Political Factors as Possible Determinants behind the Sense of Identification with the Nation, State, or Society: The case of Ukraine and Russia

Publisher: Munich Personal RePEc Archive

Authors: Tamilina Larysa

2024
Working paper

A Psycho-Historical Analysis of Nations: The Example of Ukraine and Russia

Publisher: Munich Personal RePEc Archive

Authors: Tamilina Larysa

2022
Analytical article

What Makes Us, Ukrainians, Different From Russians? Aspirations for Freedom, Liberal Democracy, and Inclusive Society as The Primary Markers for the Ukrainian-Russian Divide!

Publisher: VOX Ukraine

Authors: Tamilina Larysa