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Long-Run Economic Growth: An Interdisciplinary Approach

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  • Aykut Kibritcioglu

    (Ankara Univ. & Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

  • Selahattin Dibooglu

    (Southern Illinois Univ. at Carbondale & Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Abstract

Economic growth and development is a complicated process that falls into the domain of many disciplines in social sciences and humanities. It is natural then to study fundamental aspects of economic growth synthesizing research in relevant fields. In this short paper, we argue that this has rarely been the case in the economic growth literature. We briefly discuss past growth theories and empirics, and present a broad framework to compare and evaluate work on economic growth from an interdisciplinary perspective.

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  • Aykut Kibritcioglu & Selahattin Dibooglu, 2001. "Long-Run Economic Growth: An Interdisciplinary Approach," Macroeconomics 0107004, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 04 Sep 2001.
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    Keywords

    Economic growth; determinants of growth; growth theories; political economy of growth;
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    JEL classification:

    • O10 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - General
    • O40 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - General
    • O30 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - General
    • F43 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Economic Growth of Open Economies

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