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A multi-country non-linear dynamical model for the study of European growth based on technology and business services

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  • Maggi, Bernardo
  • Muro, Daniel

In this paper we study a model for endogenous growth based on technology diffusion across European countries with respect to the major foreign partners. To that aim we disentangle the dynamics of such a problem by considering the single contribution to growth of each country, arising from every other individual country and for every strategic variable of the model. Among those, business services play a leading role for the link supported between innovations and production. Moreover technology growth itself fosters the off-shoring process of business services. Our calculations are an outcome of a program we settled for a continuous time estimation which is, in its nature, suitable for the study of the dynamic systems.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Structural Change and Economic Dynamics.

Volume (Year): 25 (2013)
Issue (Month): C ()
Pages: 173-187

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Handle: RePEc:eee:streco:v:25:y:2013:i:c:p:173-187
DOI: 10.1016/j.strueco.2012.02.002
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