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A Balanced-Growth Version of the Linkage Hypothesis: A Test


  • Pan A. Yotopoulos
  • Jeffrey B. Nugent


I. Consolidated I-O tables averaged for developed and less developed countries, 159. — II. Linkage indices, 161. — III. The Hirschman-compliance index and the extreme version of the linkage hypothesis, 165. — IV. The balanced-growth version of the linkage hypothesis, 167. — V. Summary' and conclusions, 171.

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  • Pan A. Yotopoulos & Jeffrey B. Nugent, 1973. "A Balanced-Growth Version of the Linkage Hypothesis: A Test," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 87(2), pages 157-171.
  • Handle: RePEc:oup:qjecon:v:87:y:1973:i:2:p:157-171.

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