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Economic Growth Nonlinearities


Chih Ming Tan


University of North Dakota

January 30, 2007

NEW PAGRAVE DICTIONARY OF ECONOMICS, Larry Blume and Steven Durlauf, eds., Palgrave-Macmillan, 2008

Abstract:     
Nonlinearities in growth have important implications for cross-country income inequality. In particular, they imply that countries may spend long periods of time in a low-growth poverty trap. However, finding evidence of such nonlinearities in the data and accounting for their emergence pose unique challenges to researchers.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 9

Keywords: balanced growth, diffusion of technology, economic growth, endogenous growth, growth take-offs, structural change

JEL Classification: C10, O10

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Date posted: January 30, 2007 ; Last revised: July 29, 2012

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Tan, Chih Ming, Economic Growth Nonlinearities (January 30, 2007). NEW PAGRAVE DICTIONARY OF ECONOMICS, Larry Blume and Steven Durlauf, eds., Palgrave-Macmillan, 2008. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=960223

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University of North Dakota ( email )
Department of Economics, CoBPA
293 Centennial Drive Stop 8369
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8369
United States
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