HomeDLSU Business & Economics Reviewvol. 3 no. 1&2 (1990)

A Study of the Effects of Public Health Expenditures and Other Socio-Economic Variables on Labor Productivity in the Philippines

Michael Joel Guevara | John Jerrick Juinio | Alfredo R. Lim

Discipline: Economics, Business



Most development economists have become convinced that the formation ofhuman capital is important, perhaps evencentral, to development efforts in poorcountries. When increased productivityresults from formal education, health andnutrition, effective job search, migration, oron-the-job training, we see the results of thepast investments in human capital.