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Long-Run Economic Growth: An Interdisciplinary Approach

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  • Aykut Kibritcioglu

    (Ankara Univ. & Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

  • Selahattin Dibooglu

    (Southern Illinois Univ. at Carbondale & Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Abstract

Economic growth and development is a complicated process that falls into the domain of many disciplines in social sciences and humanities. It is natural then to study fundamental aspects of economic growth synthesizing research in relevant fields. In this short paper, we argue that this has rarely been the case in the economic growth literature. We briefly discuss past growth theories and empirics, and present a broad framework to compare and evaluate work on economic growth from an interdisciplinary perspective.

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Paper provided by EconWPA in its series Macroeconomics with number 0107004.

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Date of creation: 25 Jul 2001
Date of revision: 04 Sep 2001
Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpma:0107004

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Keywords: Economic growth; determinants of growth; growth theories; political economy of growth;

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  1. Mete Feridun, 2005. "Impact of Monetary Policy on Economic Instability in Turkey (1983 - 2003)," Prague Economic Papers, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2005(2), pages 171-179.
  2. Aykut Kibritcioglu, . "On The Smithian Origins Of "New" Trade And Growth Theories," Working Papers _001, Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences.
  3. repec:ebl:ecbull:v:2:y:2002:i:1:p:1-15 is not listed on IDEAS
  4. Lubna Hasan, 2007. "Myths and Realities of Long-run Development: A Look at Deeper Determinants," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 46(1), pages 19-44.
  5. Tjasa Redek & Uros Godnov, 2007. "The Impact of Governance Quality on Economic Growth," Management, University of Primorska, Faculty of Management Koper, vol. 2(2), pages 121-136.

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