Comparative analysis of cost and income approaches to determining the value of human capital

  • Tat'iana Tsetsiarynets Belarus State Agrarian Technical University
Keywords: human capital, methodology, approaches, methods, expenses, income, investments, education, working capacity, age, discount rate


The relevance of the research topic is to study the methodological foundations of human capital assessment. Purpose: comparative analysis of fundamental methodological approaches to the valuation of human capital. Methods – analysis, synthesis, comparisons and etc. Results of work: the study of the methodology for assessing the development and functioning of human capital is particularly important in modern conditions. The priorities of the global economy indicate the restrictive impact of resource advantages, determining the dominant role of innovative and technological factors, which also include the level of accumulated human capital. Given the low resource intensity of developing economies, the analysis of methodological approaches to assessing the functioning and development of human capital is particularly relevant. Conclusions: the main methodological approaches of human capital valuation are studied. The evolution of their development in the context of various economic doctrines is considered. Formalized algorithms for determining the value of human capital in the context of cost and income evaluation principles are presented. The advantages and disadvantages of the studied methods are revealed and the possibilities of their synergistic use are determined.


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Author Biography

Tat'iana Tsetsiarynets, Belarus State Agrarian Technical University

PhD of Economics Sciences, Associate Professor of «Economics and Organization of agriculture»

How to Cite
Tsetsiarynets, T. (2021). Comparative analysis of cost and income approaches to determining the value of human capital. University Economic Bulletin, (48), 138-147.
Economy and Management