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Comparative Advantage And Long-Run Growth

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  • GROSSMAN, G.M.
  • HELPMAN, E.

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The authors construct a dynamic, two country model of trade and growth in which endogenous technological progress results from the profit-maximizing behavior of entrepreneurs. They study the role that the external trading environment and that trade and industrial policies play in the determination of long-run growth rates. Cross-country differences in efficiency at R&D versus manufacturing (i.e., comparative advantage) bear importantly on the growth effects of economic structure and commercial policies. Copyright 1990 by American Economic Association.
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  • Grossman, G.M. & Helpman, E., 1988. "Comparative Advantage And Long-Run Growth," Papers 39-88, Tel Aviv.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:teavfo:39-88
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