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Crédito, producto y eficiencia en la producción de crecimiento
[Credit, production and efficiency in the production of growth]

  • Ferro, Gustavo
  • Antón Rodríguez, Martín

The literature highlights the role of finance in growth. There is evidence on the connection (correlation and causalities) between deeper finance (banking and non banking) and growth. We ask if some countries achieve better results, in terms of growth, with comparable levels of finance. To answer the question we construct a best practices frontier, where we try to determine if some countries uses better its credit input for growth.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 15094.

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Date of creation: Aug 2007
Date of revision: Mar 2009
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:15094
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