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Why capital (physical and human) doesn't flow from rich to poor countries ?

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  • Philippe Darreau

    () (LAPE, University of Limoges)

  • François Pigalle

    () (LAPE, University of Limoges)

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Capital (physical and human) doesn't flow from rich to poor countries. We show that in order to solve these twin paradoxes, assumption of externality of physical capital is better than assumption of externality of human capital.

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  • Philippe Darreau & François Pigalle, 2012. "Why capital (physical and human) doesn't flow from rich to poor countries ?," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 32(2), pages 1353-1360.
  • Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-12-00055
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    1. Scott L. Baier & Gerald P. Dwyer & Robert Tamura, 2006. "How Important are Capital and Total Factor Productivity for Economic Growth?," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 44(1), pages 23-49, January.
    2. N. Gregory Mankiw & David Romer & David N. Weil, 1992. "A Contribution to the Empirics of Economic Growth," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 107(2), pages 407-437.
    3. Scott L. Baier & Gerald P. Dwyer & Robert Tamura, 2004. "Factor returns, institutions, and geography: a view from trade," FRB Atlanta Working Paper 2004-17, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
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    Keywords

    economic growth; physical capital; human capital; total factor productivity;

    JEL classification:

    • O4 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
    • F2 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business

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