Title: Human Capital Measures: China and the US
Speaker: Barbara M. Fraumeni
Abstract: This presentation will look at various human capital measures, focusing on five recently released major measures for China and the United States. ?In addition to describing their methodologies, the presentation will compare overlapping initial and final years of the monetary estimates and the 2018 single year estimates of the index measures. The monetary measures include two UNEP/Kyushu University Urban Institute Inclusive Wealth Report versions, the World Bank’s Changing Wealth of Nation’s series estimate, and that of CUFE’s China Center for Human Capital and Labor Market Research. The index number estimates include that of World Bank’s Human Capital Project and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
Barbara M. Fraumeni：Barbara M. Fraumeni, a Central University of Finance and Economics Special-term Professor, a Hunan University and IZA Institute of Labor Economics Senior Fellow, a NBER Research Associate and a University of Southern Maine Professor Emerita. She has a BA from Wellesley College and a Ph.D in economics from Boston College. She undertook research for many years in and around Harvard with Dale W. Jorgenson, served as Chief Economist of the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, and was a Full Professor at Northeastern University and the University of Southern Maine.
Date: April 11th, Thursday, 2019
Location: Room 608, Academic Hall, CUFE