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Argentina's recovery and "excess" capital shallowing of the 1990s

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  • Kydland, Finn E.
  • Zarazaga, Carlos E.

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The paper examines Argentina’s economic expansion in the 1990s through the lens of a parsimonious neoclassical growth model. The main finding is that investment remained considerably weaker than what the model would have predicted. The resulting excessive “capital shallowing” could be identified as a weakness of the rapid economic growth of the 1990s that may have played a role in Argentina’s ultimate inability to escape the crisis that started to unfold towards the end of that decade.

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  • Kydland, Finn E. & Zarazaga, Carlos E., 2002. "Argentina's recovery and "excess" capital shallowing of the 1990s," Working Papers 0204, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:feddwp:0204
    Note: Published as: Kydland, Finn E. and Carlos E.J.M. Zarazaga (2002), "Argentina's Recovery and "Excess" Capital Shallowing of the 1990s," Estudios de Economia 29 (1): 35-45.
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    1. Gita Gopinath & Brent Neiman, 2014. "Trade Adjustment and Productivity in Large Crises," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 104(3), pages 793-831, March.
    2. Ariel Coremberg, 2008. "The Measurement of TFP in Argentina, 1990-2004: A Case of the Tyranny of Numbers, Economic Cycles and Methodology," International Productivity Monitor, Centre for the Study of Living Standards, vol. 17, pages 52-74, Fall.
    3. Jérôme Sgard, 2004. "Ce qu'on en dit après - le Currency Board argentin et sa fin tragique," Post-Print hal-01019663, HAL.
    4. repec:spr:laecrv:v:27:y:2018:i:1:d:10.1007_s40503-017-0051-8 is not listed on IDEAS
    5. Jérôme Sgard, 2004. "Ce qu'on en dit après - le Currency Board argentin et sa fin tragique," Sciences Po publications info:hdl:2441/6827, Sciences Po.

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    Keywords

    Argentina; depression; growth model;

    JEL classification:

    • E32 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Business Fluctuations; Cycles

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