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Australian Economic Growth in Historical Perspective

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  • Ian McLean

    (University of Adelaide, School of Economics)

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This article reviews recent contributions to the evidence on, and interpretations of, the long-run growth of the Australian economy. It is noted that several themes currently prominent in growth theory and empirical growth analysis are reflected in the recent literature on the Australian historical experience. Copyright � 2004 Economic Society of Australia..

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Paper provided by EconWPA in its series Method and Hist of Econ Thought with number 0410003.

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Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: 20 Oct 2004
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