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El crecimiento económico en el perú

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  • Norman V. Loayza

    (Departamento de Investigación Banco Mundial)

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This paper analyzes the experience of economic growth in Peru during the last five decades. It describes its principal characteristics, explains the changes along the period and predicts its future path. The methodological approach consists in a combination of accounting and econometric techniques, both based in comparisons between countries and periods of time. The study discovers that the most important turning points of the economic growth were caused by changes in the productivity of all inputs, instead of the simple accumulation of capital. Specifically, the paper finds out that the recover of the economic growth in Peru during the 1990’s was caused by the process of structural reforms and stabilization and lasts until now. The future growth of the economy depends on the continuation and deepness of this process.

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Article provided by Departamento de Economía - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú in its journal Revista Economía.

Volume (Year): (2008)
Issue (Month): 61 ()
Pages: 9-25

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Handle: RePEc:pcp:pucrev:y:2008:i:61:p:9-25

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Keywords: Peru; economic growth; productivity; structural reforms; stabilization.;

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Cited by:
  1. Peter Paz & Carlos Urrutia, 2014. "Economic Growth and Wage Stagnation in Perú: 1998-2012," Documentos de Trabajo 2014-372, Departamento de Economía - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
  2. Luis García Núñez, 2012. "Desprotección en la tercera edad: ¿estamos preparados para enfrentar el envejecimiento de la población?," Documentos de Trabajo 2012-330, Departamento de Economía - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.

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