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Structural Change In Exports And Economic Growth: Cointegration And Causality Analysis For Spain (1961-2000)

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  • Jacint Balaguer

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    (Universitat Jaume I)

  • Manuel Cantavella-Jordá

    (Universitat Jaume I)

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In this paper the Spanish export-led growth hypothesis is re-examined from the trade liberalisation process initiated four decades ago. For this purpose it is taken under consideration both the export expansion and the progression from "traditional" exports to manufactured and semi-manufactured exports. A new evidence is reported for the above period. Alongside a feedback between aggregate exports and real output, it has been proved that the structural transformation in export composition has also become a key factor for Spain?s economic development. En este trabajo se estudia el sector exportador como motor del crecimiento económico español a partir del proceso de liberalización comercial iniciado hace cuatro décadas. Para este propósito se ha tenido en cuenta tanto la expansión de las exportaciones agregadas como el cambio en la estructura de las mismas. Los resultados indican que existe doble causalidad entre la expansión de las exportaciones y el crecimiento de la producción real y que, además, la transformación experimentada en la estructura exportadora hacia los sectores tecnológicos y manufactureros ha sido un factor clave en el desarrollo económico español de los últimos años.

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Paper provided by Instituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Económicas, S.A. (Ivie) in its series Working Papers. Serie EC with number 2002-22.

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Length: 14 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2002
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Handle: RePEc:ivi:wpasec:2002-22

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Keywords: estructura exportadora; crecimiento económico; causalidad structural change in exports; economic growth; causality;

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  1. Harrison, Ann & Rodríguez-Clare, Andrés, 2010. "Trade, Foreign Investment, and Industrial Policy for Developing Countries," Handbook of Development Economics, Elsevier.
  2. Shahbaz, Muhammad & Rahman, Mizanur, 2011. "Impact of economic growth and financial development on exports: Cointegration and causality analysis in Pakistan," MPRA Paper 28563, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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  7. Qun Bao & Puyang Sun & Jiayu Yang & Li Su, . "Does High-tech Export Cause More Technology Spillover? Evidence from Contemporary China," Discussion Papers 10/06, University of Nottingham, GEP.
  8. Shahbaz, Muhammad & Mohammad, Mafizur Rahman, 2014. "The Dynamics of Exports, Financial Development and Economic Growth in Pakistan: New Extensions from Cointegration and Causality Analysis," MPRA Paper 53225, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 19 Jan 2014.

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