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Growth Diagnostics: The Puzzle of Pakistan's Lagging Economic Growth

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  • Khan Shahrukh Rafi

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    (Amherst College and Mount Holyoke College)

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    Advocates of growth diagnostics have shown it to be a preferable alternative to other methods of formulating a growth strategy such as cross-country regressions, growth accounting or international benchmarking using cross country surveys. We show that growth diagnostics also suffers from problems and demands a high level of economic sophistication from its practitioners. We suggest a simpler prelude before launching into rigorous analysis and apply this method to address the puzzle of Pakistans lagging per capita GDP relative to India.

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    Volume (Year): 11 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 4 (December)
    Pages: 1-19

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    Handle: RePEc:bpj:glecon:v:11:y:2011:i:4:n:8
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