Long-Run Convergence in Manufacturing and Innovation-Based Models
AbstractMost studies of comparative productivities fail to find evidence of convergence in OECD manufacturing despite major economic growth theories predicting convergence. Using manufacturing data for 19 OECD countries over the period from 1870 to 2006 this study finds strong evidence of unconditional B-convergence as well as o-convergence. Panel data estimates suggest that the convergence has been driven by domestic R&D, international R&D spillovers and financial development as predicted by Schumpeterian growth theories
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Length: 34 pages
Date of creation: May 2010
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- Jakob B. Madsen & Isfaaq Timol, 2011. "Long-Run Convergence in Manufacturing and Innovation-Based Models," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 93(4), pages 1155-1171, November.
- E13 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General Aggregative Models - - - Neoclassical
- E22 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Capital; Investment; Capacity
- E23 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Production
- O11 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
- O3 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights
- O47 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Measurement of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
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- NEP-ALL-2010-09-18 (All new papers)
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