Infrastructure and Growth in Developing Asia
AbstractThis paper applies two distinct approaches—growth regressions and growth accounting—to analyze the link between infrastructure, growth, and productivity in developing Asian countries. The main conclusion is that a number of countries in developing Asia have significantly improved their basic infrastructure endowments in the recent past. This improvement appears to correlate significantly with good growth performances. However, the evidence seems to indicate that this is mostly the result of factor accumulation, a direct effect, and that the impact on productivity is rather inconclusive.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Asian Development Bank in its journal Asian Development Review.
Volume (Year): 28 (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Infrastructure; growth; productivity; Asia;
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- H54 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Infrastructures
- N15 - Economic History - - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Industrial Structure; Growth; Fluctuations - - - Asia including Middle East
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