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Determinants Of Economic Growth

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  • Bartosz Totleben

    () (University of Economics in Poznan)

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The article is examines the impact of macroeconomic indicators, in particular: human capital, government spending, innovation, political and social stability, on economic growth. In total 12 different indicators describing the economical, political and social conditions are taken into account. The study considers 102 countries between years 1960 and 2012 and two methods of estimation are performed: generalized method of moments (GMM) and fixed effects (FE). The results show the positive impact of innovation, foreign investment and education on economic growth. Unemployment, inflation and government spending are negatively associated with economic growth.

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  • Bartosz Totleben, 2013. "Determinants Of Economic Growth," Working Papers 5/2013, Institute of Economic Research, revised May 2013.
  • Handle: RePEc:pes:wpaper:2013:no5
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