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Economic Growth, Biodiversity Conservation, and the Formation of Human Capital in a Developing Country

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Book Series: Goettinger Studien zur Entwicklungsoekonomik / Goettingen Studies in Development Economics ISBN: 9783631526071 Year: Pages: 266 Language: English
Publisher: Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group
Subject: Business and Management --- Environmental Sciences --- Economics --- Political Science --- Education --- Languages and Literatures
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Can education play a role in fostering economic growth and simultaneously decrease pressure on forests? The aim of this study is to show that it can. Human capital formation is a key element in a development strategy that includes natural resource conservation within the framework of sustained economic growth and poverty alleviation. Consequently, it is not by chance that Guatemala is experiencing both minimal per capital income growth and high deforestation while having one of the lowest educational levels in Latin America. However, since many assumptions about educational benefits are controversial and many aspects depend on broader issues, human capital formation can only be one piece in a multidimensional puzzle. This study is organized into three parts, each one of which can be read independently: first, a macroeconomic assessment of education and other factors involved in the country’s growth trajectory; second, a rural analysis indicating the root causes of deforestation and the role education can play to slow down habitat loss; third, the highlighting of some elements indispensable to reform and to subsequent improvement of the quality of rural schooling.

L ladin tl sistem formatif

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ISBN: 9788860460448 9788860460974 Year: Pages: 138 Language: German|Italian|Uncoded
Publisher: bu,press
Subject: Linguistics
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The first volume of the series “Scripta Ladina Brixinensia” edited by Paul Videsott is dedicated to the Ladin language in the educational system – compulsory schools, secondary schools, universities/colleges – in the regions of Trentino-Alto Adige and Friuli as well as in the Canton of Grisons. The focus is on the Ladin department, a unique feature of the Free University of Bolzano, aiming at the documentation, description and the development of the Ladin language. The final contribution presents the volume Sprachen im Vergleich: Deutsch-Ladinisch-Italienisch which is designed as a teaching aid for multilingual language teaching in Ladin schools.

Soziale Welten der Erwachsenenbildung

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Book Series: Pädagogik ISBN: 9783839443286 9783837643282 Year: Pages: 264 DOI: 10.14361/9783839443286 Language: German
Publisher: transcript Verlag
Subject: Education
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Learning your whole life: This volume provides a profound insight into the developments and contributions to the professionalization of adult education.

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