Geography, Depreciation, and Growth

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Solomon M. Hsiang; Amir S. Jina;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Journal: American Economic Review,volume 105,issue 5 May,pages252-56
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1257/aer.p20151029
  • Subject:
    • jel: jel:O47 | jel:R11 | jel:O13 | jel:E23 | jel:E22 | jel:Q54

It has been proposed that geography influences economic growth for many reasons. Previous analyses of comparative development seem to have sidestepped the question of location-dependent depreciation. However the construction of new measures of tropical cyclone exposure ... View more
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