Regulation and Growth
9 Pages Posted: 29 Mar 2006
Date Written: March 17, 2006
Using objective measures of business regulation in 135 countries, we establish that countries with better regulations grow faster. Improving from the worst quartile of business regulations to the best implies a 2.3 percentage points increase in annual growth.
Keywords: growth, regulation, Doing Business
JEL Classification: C81, D73, O12, O47, P51
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