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  • Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel

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Chile’s average per capita GDP growth of 4.1% during 991-2005 was significantly higher than average world growth during the same period and was a strong break from its own past. How much of Chile’s recent growth is trend growth and how much is cyclical, i

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Article provided by Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. in its journal Cuadernos de Economía-Latin American Journal of Economics.

Volume (Year): 43 (2006)
Issue (Month): 127 ()
Pages: 5-48

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Handle: RePEc:ioe:cuadec:v:43:y:2006:i:127:p:5-48

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Keywords: Economic growth; productivity; chile; growth policies; structural reform;

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Cited by:
  1. Rómulo A. Chumacero & Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel, 2004. "General Equilibrium Models: An Overview," Working Papers Central Bank of Chile 307, Central Bank of Chile.
  2. Dierk Herzer, 2005. "Trade composition and total factor productivity: Evidence for Chile," Ibero America Institute for Econ. Research (IAI) Discussion Papers 116, Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research.

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