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15 years of new growth economics: What have we learnt?

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This paper evaluates the empirical and theoretical contributions of the Economic Growth Literature since the publication of Paul Romer’s seminal paper in 1986.

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Paper provided by Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra in its series Economics Working Papers with number 620.

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Date of creation: Aug 2001
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Keywords: Economic gowth; technological progress; empirics of growth;

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