Growth accounting by decomposition: a modified NIRS approach
AbstractThis paper points out the fallacy in the previous method of growth accounting by decomposition. Specically, it points out that the previous studies tend to measure the contribution of technical progress to economic growth to be too low and that of capital accumulation too high.
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Date of creation: 2002
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production frontier; productivity growth; technical change;
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- O47 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Measurement of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
- O30 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - General
- C82 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data; Data Access
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- Ray, Subhash C & Desli, Evangelia, 1997. "Productivity Growth, Technical Progress, and Efficiency Change in Industrialized Countries: Comment," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 87(5), pages 1033-39, December.
- Fare, Rolf & Shawna Grosskopf & Mary Norris & Zhongyang Zhang, 1994. "Productivity Growth, Technical Progress, and Efficiency Change in Industrialized Countries," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 84(1), pages 66-83, March.
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