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Instituições, Gestão e Crescimento Económico: Portugal, 1950-1973

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  • Joaquim da Costa Leite

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After a long period of economic divergence before 1914, the Portuguese economy recovered slightly until 1950, entering thereafter on a path of strong economic convergence. This paper focuses on Portuguese economic growth in the period 1950-1973 in order to show how institutional decisions created an opportunity for integration with the developed economies of Western Europe. Through emigration, trade, tourism and foreign investment, individuals and firms changed their patterns of production and consumption, bringing about a structural transformation. Simultaneously, the increasing complexity of a growing economy raised new technical and organizational challenges, stimulating the formation of modern professional and management teams.

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  • Joaquim da Costa Leite, 2006. "Instituições, Gestão e Crescimento Económico: Portugal, 1950-1973," Working Papers de Economia (Economics Working Papers) 38, Departamento de Economia, Gestão e Engenharia Industrial, Universidade de Aveiro.
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    Keywords

    Economic growth; Portugal; institutions; management;

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    • N0 - Economic History - - General
    • O4 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
    • O5 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies

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