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"Industrialization and growth: threshold effects of technological integration"


  • Carlos Humberto Ortíz


  • Javier Andrés Castro


  • Erika Raquel Badillo


Countries enjoy íhe benefits of industrializaron ¡n economic growlh aíler surpassing a certain threshold of' technological integration in the manufacturing sector This feature of development is consisten! with the observed gaps in long-run growth rales between rich and poor economies

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  • Carlos Humberto Ortíz & Javier Andrés Castro & Erika Raquel Badillo, 2008. ""Industrialization and growth: threshold effects of technological integration"," DOCUMENTOS DE TRABAJO-CIDSE 004894, UNIVERSIDAD DEL VALLE - CIDSE.
  • Handle: RePEc:col:000149:004894

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    1. Ortíz Quevedo, Carlos Humberto & Salazar Juan David, 2014. "Brasil como horizonte: mayor ingreso y mayor crecimiento económico para Colombia," DOCUMENTOS DE TRABAJO-CIDSE 011033, UNIVERSIDAD DEL VALLE - CIDSE.
    2. Carlos Humberto Ortiz, 2014. "Política y crecimiento económico en Colombia, 1906-2009," Revista de Economía Institucional, Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Economía, vol. 16(31), pages 195-222, July-Dece.
    3. Ortíz, Carlos Humberto, 2013. "Economic growth consequences of structural stagnation: A two-sector model of productive diversification," REVISTA LECTURAS DE ECONOMÍA, UNIVERSIDAD DE ANTIOQUIA - CIE, issue 78, pages 73-113, May.

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    Industrialization; Industrializacion; threshold effects; technological integration; Integración tecnologica;

    JEL classification:

    • F43 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Economic Growth of Open Economies
    • L16 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Industrial Organization and Macroeconomics; Macroeconomic Industrial Structure
    • L60 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - General
    • O11 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
    • O14 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Industrialization; Manufacturing and Service Industries; Choice of Technology

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