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Deconstructing China’s and India’s Growth: The Role of Financial Policies

  • Jahangir Aziz
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    This paper uses the standard one-sector neoclassical growth model to investigate why China’s consumption has been low and investment high. This paper looks into the role played by the financial sector in the growth process of China and India. [WP No. 224].

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    Date of creation: Oct 2008
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