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Alternative Theories on Economic Growth and the Co-evolution of Macro-Dynamics and Technological Change: A survey

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  • Patrick Llerena
  • André Lorentz

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This paper aims to propose an approach to endogeneous growth considering the relationship between macro-dynamics and technical change. We draw upon two stream of literature: Cumulative causation and its macroscopic view of economic dynamics, and Evo-lutionary economics and its focus on micro-determinants of technical change. This paper presents a survey of the formal representation of the growth process and identifies the possible bridges between these two approaches. Our claim is that merging these two distinct theories might offer a framework to consider the co-evolution of macro-dynamics and technical change.

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  • Patrick Llerena & André Lorentz, 2003. "Alternative Theories on Economic Growth and the Co-evolution of Macro-Dynamics and Technological Change: A survey," LEM Papers Series 2003/27, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy.
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    1. Carton, Christine, 2008. "Crecimiento economico en America Latina: Evidencias desde una perspectiva Kaldoriana
      [Economic growth in Latin America: Evidence from a Kaldorian perspective]
      ," MPRA Paper 8696, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. André Lorentz, . "Sectoral Specialisation and Growth Rate Differences Among Integrated Economies," The Electronic Journal of Evolutionary Modeling and Economic Dynamics, IFReDE - Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV.
    3. Mário Luiz Possas & Esther Dweck, 2005. "A Multisectoral Micro-Macrodynamic Model," Working Papers 0012, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Department of Economics.
    4. Mario Luiz Possas & Esther Dweck, 2004. "A Multisectoral Micro-Macrodynamic Model e Crescimento Econômico: Uma Resenha Temática sobre a Nova Economia Institucional," Economia, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics], vol. 5(3), pages 1-43.

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    Economic Growth; Technical Change; Cumulative Causation; Evolutionary Theory.;

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