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Testing a Simple Structural Model of Endogenous Growth

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  • Patrick Minford
  • David Meenagh
  • Jiang Wang

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The efect of taxation on growth is embodied in a model of a small open economy with endogenous growth. The structural model is estimated on post-war panel data for 76 countries and the bootstrap is used to produce the model’s sampling variation. Panel data regressions of growth on taxation do not reject this model but do reject a model with no tax effects.

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Paper provided by Centre for Dynamic Macroeconomic Analysis in its series CDMA Conference Paper Series with number 0606.

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Date of creation: Sep 2006
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Keywords: endogenous growth; taxation; business regulation; bootstrap; model validation.;

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  1. Meenagh, David & Minford, Patrick & Nowell, Eric & Sofat, Prakriti, 2005. "Can a Real Business Cycle Model without price and wage stickiness explain UK real exchange rate behaviour?," Cardiff Economics Working Papers E2005/2, Cardiff University, Cardiff Business School, Economics Section, revised Mar 2010.
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