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Industrialization and growth: threshold effects of technological integration

  • Carlos Humberto Ortiz


  • Javier Andrés Castro


  • Erika Raquel Badillo


Countries enjoy the benefits of industrialization for economic growth after surpassing a certainthreshold of technological integration in manufacturing. Some available data do not reject thishypothesis. This feature of development is consistent with the observed gaps in long-run growthrates between rich and poor economies.

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Article provided by UN - RCE - CID in its journal REVISTA CUADERNOS DE ECONOMÍA.

Volume (Year): (2009)
Issue (Month): (December)

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Handle: RePEc:col:000093:006308
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