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Towards a Unified Theory of Economic Growth
An interview with introduction by Brian Snowdon, World Economics, June 2008
Oded Galor, Professor of Economics at Brown University, is one of the world’s leading and most imaginative growth theorists. Throughout his career, hi..
A Dynamic Theory of China–U.S. Trade
Amar Bhidé & Edmund Phelps, World Economics, September 2007
China's trade surplus with the U.S. is now more than a quarter of the U.S. trade deficit and, with China growing faster than the U.S., raises question..
Growth Strategies and Dynamics
Mohamed A. El-Erian & Michael Spence, World Economics, March 2008
The paper examines the challenges that developing countries face in accelerating and sustaining growth. The cases of China and India are examined to i..
Dollarisation in Theory and Practice
John C. B. Cooper, World Economics, December 2004
Dollarisation involves the replacement of a soft domestic currency with a hard foreign alternative. This paper explains the different forms that doll..
The Enduring Elixir of Economic Growth
An interview with introduction by Brian Snowdon, World Economics, March 2006
“I think that the most important question that an economist can ask is, What is it that makes a country grow? More than anything else it is economi..
A Non-technical Introduction to Bargaining Theory
Abhinay Muthoo, World Economics, June 2000
This article presents some principles of bargaining theory in a non-technical language in order to make them accessible to people outside the academic..
Institutions, Economic Growth and Development: A Conversation with Nobel Laureate Douglass North
Brian Snowdon, World Economics, December 2016
This paper is based on the transcript of an interview made by Professor Brian Snowdon with the late Douglass North, Noble Laureate who died in 2015. N..
Responsible Growth to 2050
Kirk Hamilton & Ian Johnson, World Economics, December 2004
At plausible rates of growth in population and income per capita, world GDP in 2050 could be four times what it is today. This paper considers the be..
Economic Growth in Venezuela
Claudio Paiva, World Economics, September 2010
This paper presents an empirical analysis of Venezuela’s economic growth in the last several decades, providing possible explanations for the country..
Measuring Argentina’s GDP Growth
Ariel Coremberg, World Economics, March 2014
The main purpose of this paper is to report on the results of an exhaustive reworking of Argentina’s output growth by industry realized by the ARKLEMS..
Transport, Access and Economic Growth
Karl W. Steininger, World Economics, June 2002
Transport and gross domestic product have grown at roughly a one-to-one relationship in the past. Many decision-makers consider the supply of transpo..
Foreign Assistance and Economic Growth
Muhammad Abdul Wahab and Vaqar Ahmed, World Economics, December 2011
This paper examines the relationship between foreign assistance and economic growth for the period 1972 to 2010. Past literature indicates that, due t..
Has Excessive Public Debt Slowed World Growth?
Anthony J. Makin, World Economics, December 2015
This paper contends that worldwide fiscal excess, as embodied in heightened public debt levels, is central to understanding why global growth has been..
Are There Limits to Green Growth?
Edward B. Barbier, World Economics, September 2015
Although there is progress in developing green sectors in some countries, the key challenge facing the expansion of economy-wide green innovation and ..
Monetary Policy, Macro-stability and Growth
Janine Aron & John Muellbauer, World Economics, December 2005
There is greater appreciation now amongst economists of the negative effect of uncertainty on investment, growth and equality, especially when credit ..
Export-led Growth via Export Platform Strategies
Akinori Tomohara and Kazuhiko Yokota, World Economics, December 2009
Free trade agreements (FTAs) have the potential to impact FDI structures. Specifically, we explore when and how export platform strategies can result ..
Is Economic Growth Good For Us?
Nicholas Crafts, World Economics, September 2003
This article reviews Britain’s experience of economic growth in the twentieth century. It argues that average living standards have risen much more r..
"There Will Be Growth in the Spring"
Prakash Loungani, World Economics, March 2002
Forecasters are currently echoing Chauncey Gardner’s words that “There will be growth in the spring”. Or certainly by the summer. Are such forecasts ..
Raising Consumption, Maintaining Growth and Reducing Emissions
Nicholas Stern, World Economics, December 2011
China’s 12th five-year plan represents a radical change in strategy. China now sees its future growth within this strategy and accordingly as driven b..
How can Korea Raise its Future Potential Growth Rate?
Elena Ianchovichina & Danny Leipziger, World Economics, December 2008
Korea has achieved tremendous economic progress over the last three and a half decades, but in recent years growth has slowed down, and looking forwa..
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