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Testing a Simple Structural Model of Endogenous Growth

  • Patrick Minford
  • David Meenagh
  • Jiang Wang

The efect of taxation on growth is embodied in a model of a small open economy with endogenous growth. The structural model is estimated on post-war panel data for 76 countries and the bootstrap is used to produce the model’s sampling variation. Panel data regressions of growth on taxation do not reject this model but do reject a model with no tax effects.

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