Global Economic Growth: Theories, Research, Studies, and Annotated Bibliography, 1950-1997

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Economists have come a long way in understanding the economic growth process since Adam Smith. Economic growth research has not only had a great impact on policy making, it has also generated a large and diverse literature. Designed to facilitate teaching and research on economic growth, this book will help the scholar and student to navigate the literature on determinants of economic growth. The book's opening essay highlights the important theories and empirical findings, while the bibliography includes over 1,200 annotated entries. International in scope, the volume covers individual-country studies, cross-country comparative studies, and cross-continent and worldwide research.

With chapters arranged by continent and country, the book enables the reader to quickly find titles of particular interest. Although the focus is on English-language titles, the book includes works in other languages as well. Coverage includes both books and articles. With this book, the reader can navigate through the literature accumulated over 45 years in just a few hours.

 

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Contents

An Overview of Economic Growth Research 19501998
1
II Historical Perspective
3
III Solows Model of Economic Growth
5
A Growth Accounting
8
B The Convergence Theorem
11
C MRWs Extended Solow Model
14
IV Endogenous Growth Studies in the 1980s
15
A Rival Human Capital Models
16
PAKISTAN
178
THE PHILIPPINES Books
183
SINGAPORE
185
TAIWAN
188
THAILAND
193
TURKEY Articles
195
Europe
197
AUSTRIA
201

B Nonrival Human Capital Models
17
C Ideal Models
18
V Technological Spillovers and Rate of Return Studies
19
VI Informal Growth Regressions
21
VII Summary and Public Policy Conclusions
22
ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY 19501997
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World
33
Africa
76
CAMEROON
79
COTE DLVOIRE
80
GAMBIA
81
KENYA
83
MADAGASCAR
84
NAMIBIA
85
SENEGAL
86
SUDAN
88
UGANDA
89
ZIMBABWE
90
Asia
91
BANGLADESH
104
CHINA
106
HONG KONG
126
INDIA
127
INDONESIA
144
JAPAN
146
KOREA
162
MALAYSIA
170
NEW ZEALAND
176
BELGIUM
203
BRITAIN
204
FRANCE
210
GERMANY
213
GREECE
219
HUNGARY
223
ITALY
226
THE NETHERLANDS Books
229
NORWAY
231
POLAND
233
RUSSIA AND THE FORMER SOVIET UNION
234
SPAIN
243
SWEDEN
244
Latin America
246
ARGENTINA
249
BRAZIL
251
CHILE
257
COLOMBIA
259
PERU
260
VENEZUELA
262
North America
264
MEXICO
267
THE UNITED STATES
272
Author Index
289
Country Index
307
Subject Index
319
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Lewis-Guodo Liu received a PhD from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an MS from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a former adjunct professor at the Department of Economics of Wright State University and is currently Associate Professor at Baruch College of the City University of New York. Dr. Liu is the author of a number of books, among them Internet Resources and Services for International Business: A Global Guide and The Internet and Library and Information Services: Issues, Trends, and Annotated Bibliography. (Greenwood Press, 1996). He is also the series editor of Internet Global Business Guides.

Robert Premus is professor of economics at Wright State University. He earned his doctorate in economics and industrial organization from Lehigh University and has authored numerous scholarly papers and reports on the economics of innovation and economic growth. His primary teaching fields are in macroeconomics, economic growth, and monetary economics. Dr. Premus served as a staff economist with the U.S. Congressional Joint Economic Committee, Washington D.C., from 1981-1984. As a staff economist, he authored the Locational Determinants of High-Technology Companies and Regional Economic Development, U.S. Climate for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, U.S. Industrial Policy: Is it the Answer?, and Venture Capital and Innovation. Dr. Premus has frequently served as a speaker and consultant to government agencies and corporations on issues of technology, innovation, and economic growth.

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