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Economic Growth

Edited by Philip Arestis, Michelle Baddeley () and John McCombie

in Books from Edward Elgar Publishing

Abstract: This enlightening and significant volume focuses on the nature, causes and features of economic growth across a wide range of countries and regions. Covering a variety of growth related topics – from theoretical analyses of economic growth in general to empirical analyses of growth in the OECD, transition economies and developing economies – the distinguished cast of contributors addresses some of the most important contemporary issues and developments in the field.

Keywords: Economics and Finance (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D7 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2007
ISBN: 9781845425319
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Chapters in this book:

Ch 1 Introduction Downloads
Philip Arestis, Michelle Baddeley and John McCombie
Ch 2 Is Growth Theory a Real Subject? Downloads
Franklin M. Fisher
Ch 3 What is Endogenous Growth Theory? Downloads
Mark Roberts, Mark Setterfield and Marc Hnytka
Ch 4 Is the Natural Rate of Growth Exogenous? Downloads
Miguel Leon-Ledesma and Anthony Thirlwall
Ch 5 The Representative Firm and Increasing Returns: Then and Now Downloads
Stephanie Blankenberg and Geoff(rey) Harcourt
Ch 6 A Dynamic Framework for Keynesian Theories of the Business Cycle and Growth Downloads
Pedro Leão
Ch 7 A Keynesian Model of Unemployment and Growth: Theory Downloads
John Cornwall
Ch 8 A Keynesian Model of Unemployment and Growth: An Empirical Test Downloads
Wendy Cornwall
Ch 9 The Relevance of the Cambridge–Cambridge Controversies in Capital Theory for Econometric Practice Downloads
Geoff(rey) Harcourt
Ch 10 Foreign Direct Investment and Productivity Spillovers: A Sceptical Analysis of Some OECD Economies Downloads
Carlos Rodríguez, Carmen Gomez and Jesus Ferreiro
Ch 11 Increasing Returns and the Distribution of Manufacturing Productivity in the EU Regions Downloads
Bernard Fingleton and Enrique Lopez-Bazo
Ch 12 The Role of Wage-Setting in a Growth Strategy for Europe Downloads
Andrew Watt
Ch 13 Economic Growth and Beta-Convergence in the East European Transition Economies Downloads
Nigel F.B. Allington and John McCombie
Ch 14 Knowledge Externalities and Growth in Peripheral Regions Downloads
Fabiana Santos, Marco Crocco and Frederico Jayme Jr
Ch 15 Knowledge, Human Capital and Foreign Direct Investment in Developing Countries: Recent Trends from an Endogenous Growth Theory Perspective Downloads
Diana V. Barrowclough
Ch 16 Is Growth Alone Sufficient to Reduce Poverty? In Search of the Trickle Down Effect in Rural India Downloads
Santonu Basu and Sushanta Mallick
Ch 17 Strategy for Economic Growth in Brazil: A Post Keynesian Approach Downloads
José Luís Oreiro and Luiz Fernando de Paula

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