Multiple growth regimes: Insights from unified growth theory

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Oded Galor;
(2007)
  • Publisher: Providence, RI: Brown University, Department of Economics
  • Subject: convergence clubs | Wirtschaftswachstum | Humankapital | Technischer Fortschritt | demographic transition | O40 | unified growth theory | Wachstumstheorie | convergence clubs; Malthusian epoch; sustained growth; unified growth theory | sustained growth | Malthusian epoch | Bevölkerungstheorie
    • ddc: ddc:330
      jel: jel:O40

Unified Growth Theory uncovers the forces that contributed to the existence of multiple growth regimes and the emergence of convergence clubs. It suggests that differential timing of take-offs from stagnation to growth segmented economies into three fundamental regimes:... View more
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