Convergence or Divergence? The Impact of Technology on "Why Growth Rates Differ."
Jan Fagerberg ()
Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 1995, vol. 5, issue 3, 269-84
This paper presents an overview and assessment of the theoretical and empirical work on catch-up and growth with particular emphasis on the impact of technology and the consequences for developing countries. The point of departure is the neoclassical theory of economic growth, as laid out by Solow and others in the 1950s and the applied work that followed (growth accounting). Then the contributions from economic historians and more heterodox economists, such as Schumpeter, Kaldor and others, are discussed, followed by an account of the most recent theoretical developments (new growth theory) and the empirical (econometric) work in this area.
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (9) Track citations by RSS feed
There are no downloads for this item, see the EconPapers FAQ for hints about obtaining it.
Working Paper: Convergence or Divergence - The Impact of Technology (1995)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:spr:joevec:v:5:y:1995:i:3:p:269-84
Ordering information: This journal article can be ordered from
Access Statistics for this article
Journal of Evolutionary Economics is currently edited by Uwe Cantner, Elias Dinopoulos, Horst Hanusch and Luigi Orsenigo
More articles in Journal of Evolutionary Economics from Springer
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Sonal Shukla ().