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Why capital (physical and human) doesn't flow from rich to poor countries ?

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  • Philippe Darreau

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    (LAPE, University of Limoges)

  • François Pigalle

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    (LAPE, University of Limoges)

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    Capital (physical and human) doesn't flow from rich to poor countries. We show that in order to solve these twin paradoxes, assumption of externality of physical capital is better than assumption of externality of human capital.

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    Article provided by AccessEcon in its journal Economics Bulletin.

    Volume (Year): 32 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 1353-1360

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    Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-12-00055

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    Keywords: economic growth; physical capital; human capital; total factor productivity;

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    1. Scott L. Baier & Gerald P. Dwyer, Jr. & Robert Tamura, 2004. "Factor returns, institutions, and geography: a view from trade," Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta 2004-17, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
    2. Scott L. Baier & Gerald P. Dwyer, Jr. & Robert Tamura, 2002. "How important are capital and total factor productivity for economic growth?," Working Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta 2002-2, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
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