Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login

Privatization, Convergence, and Growth

Contents:

Author Info

  • Andrzej Cieślik
  • Monika Tarsalewska

Abstract

In this paper, the authors study the empirical relationship between privatization, income convergence, and economic growth using the open economy versions of two competing growth models. The predictions of the theory are tested empirically for transition countries using static and dynamic panel data estimation techniques. The results for privatization are robust with respect to the estimation method used and reveal that only small-scale privatization is positively associated with growth. The evidence for external openness is mixed and depends on the estimation method employed and the presence of individual time effects for particular years of the sample. In most specifications, the authors document the presence of the income convergence effect. This implies that privatization and external openness have only temporary effects on the rate of growth in transition countries.

Download Info

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
File URL: http://mesharpe.metapress.com/link.asp?target=contribution&id=F85129442LU26182
Download Restriction: Access to full text is restricted to subscribers.

As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.

Bibliographic Info

Article provided by M.E. Sharpe, Inc. in its journal Eastern European Economics.

Volume (Year): 51 (2013)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 5-20

as in new window
Handle: RePEc:mes:eaeuec:v:51:y:2013:i:1:p:5-20

Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://mesharpe.metapress.com/link.asp?target=journal&id=106044

Related research

Keywords:

References

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

Citations

Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
as in new window

Cited by:
  1. Jan Babecky & Tomas Havranek, 2013. "Structural Reforms and Economic Growth: A Meta-Analysis," Working Papers 2013/08, Czech National Bank, Research Department.
  2. Jan Babecky & Tomas Havranek, 2014. "Structural reforms and growth in transition," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 22(1), pages 13-42, 01.
  3. Jan Babecky & Tomas Havranek, 2013. "Structural Reforms and Growth in Transition: A Meta-Analysis," Working Papers IES 2013/14, Charles University Prague, Faculty of Social Sciences, Institute of Economic Studies, revised Oct 2013.

Lists

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

Statistics

Access and download statistics

Corrections

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:mes:eaeuec:v:51:y:2013:i:1:p:5-20. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Chris Nguyen).

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.