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Regional Economics: Theory and Practice

A family's role in formation of human capital: a theoretical analysis

Vol. 12, Iss. 19, MAY 2014

Available online: 2 June 2014

Subject Heading: Social sphere

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Pages: 47-54

Antonenko V.V. Volgograd State University, Volgograd, Russian Federation

The article considers some certain provisions and results of the theoretical concepts and empirical researches dedicated to issues on formation of human capital of a child in a family of orientation. The author studies the works of both Western and Russian scientists. The paper defines the perspective directions of the domestic research of formation of human capital in a family, which is not developed well enough scientifically nowadays.

Keywords: human capital assets, children capital investment, capabilities formation, family costs, individual consumption, knowledge acquisition


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