Human Capital Index

Human Capital Index Maps

Mapping the Human Capital Index Various Ways in R

Robert McDonnell

3 minute read

I’m not too sure that the Human Capital Index is a reliable measure of what it’s supposed to measure, but I’m convinced by Deirdre McCloskey’s eloquent arguments that it is Human Capital, or ingenuity, in less dry terms, that has made the modern world (in conjunction with freedom and some basic legal structures). However, all that interesting talk aside, there are now quite a few new ways to make maps in R.