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Self-Discovery in a Development Strategy for El Salvador

Ricardo Hausmann () and Dani Rodrik ()

Economía Journal, 2005, vol. Volume 6 Number 1, issue Fall 2005, 43-101

Abstract: We study the causes of low growth in El Salvador, a country with an impressive record of political, macroeconomic, and structural reform. We apply a growth diagnostic methodology and conclude that market failures in the process of self-discovering" the country´s productive potential is a main obstacle to investment and growth. We propose a set of policies to tackle this constraint."

Keywords: Self-Discovery; growth metodology; public policy; El Savador (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D04 E60 O40 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2005
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