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A estrutura tecnológica das exportações dos países em desenvolvimento nos anos 2000: análise e implicações para o crescimento

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  • Anna Carolina Londe

    (Cedeplar-UFMG)

  • Gilberto Libânio

    (Cedeplar-UFMG)

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This paper examines the technological structure of exports from developing countries between 2000 and 2010, according to the classification by technological intensity proposed by Lall (2000). It compares data on exports from developing and developed countries, and from the main export regions among developing countries. Considering the idea that the technological structure of exports has crucial implications for development, the paper also investigates the relation between export structure and economic growth, using panel data. The estimation results suggest that – despite the boom in commodities demand and prices during most of the decade – countries with export structures with higher technological content have presented higher growth rates during the period of analysis.

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  • Anna Carolina Londe & Gilberto Libânio, 2014. "A estrutura tecnológica das exportações dos países em desenvolvimento nos anos 2000: análise e implicações para o crescimento," Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG 502, Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.
  • Handle: RePEc:cdp:texdis:td502
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    Keywords

    Transportation; economic development; Minas Gerais province;

    JEL classification:

    • N46 - Economic History - - Government, War, Law, International Relations, and Regulation - - - Latin America; Caribbean
    • N76 - Economic History - - Economic History: Transport, International and Domestic Trade, Energy, and Other Services - - - Latin America; Caribbean
    • N96 - Economic History - - Regional and Urban History - - - Latin America; Caribbean

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