Investment in Human Capital and Productivity


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What is human capital?

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1. What is the main benefit of investing in human capital?

2. Which of the following will likely increase productivity in a corporation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on human capital. You will be quizzed on the definition of human capital and the benefits of investing in it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your ability to:

  • Define human capital
  • Name benefits of investing in human capital
  • Identify examples of human capital investments
  • Compare the effects of human capital investments

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet combo allows you to practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, like human capital
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to understand how investing more in human capital affects a country
  • Making connections - use your understanding of human capital to predict the effects of human capital investments

Additional Learning

Understanding human capital can help create even more profits for a business. Learn more about this concept by reading the lesson called Investment in Human Capital and Productivity. The lesson covers the following topics:

  • The definition of human capital
  • Examples of human capital investments
  • How investing in human capital helps countries
  • The relationship between human capital and economic growth