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Convergence in growth rates

Assaf Razin

Convergence in growth rates

a quantitative assessment of the role of capital mobility and international taxation

by Assaf Razin

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capital movements -- Mathematical models.,
  • Income tax -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAssaf Razin, Chi-Wa Yuen.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 4336, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 4336.
    ContributionsYuen, Chi-Wa, 1960-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22439191M

    Some low-income and middle-income economies around the world have shown a pattern of convergence, in which their economies grow faster than those of high-income increased by an average rate of % per year in the s and % per year from to in the high-income countries of the world, which include the United States, Canada, the . The convergence hypothesis fits the data only when the factors that affect growth are held equal across countries. These factors include all of the following EXCEPT: education. GDP per capita. infrastructure. favorable policies and institutions.

    The growth rates are extraordinary, and continuing them presents unprecedented challenges in governance, international coordination, and ecological sustainability. In The Next Convergence, he presents a nuanced, highly readable argument on the symbiotic, This is by far the best book I have seen on today's historical growth. Each of the countries in Table has its own unique story of investments in human and physical capital, technological gains, market forces, government policies, and even lucky events, but an overall pattern of convergence is clear. The low-income countries have GDP growth that is faster than that of the middle-income countries, which in turn have GDP growth that is faster than .

    Teachers, Growth, and Convergence Robert Tamura Clemson University This paper examines the role of individual instruction and teacher quality in determining economic growth and convergence across. Absolute and Conditional Convergence 44 Convergence and the Dispersion of Per Capita Income 50 Technological Progress 51 A Quantitative Measure of the Speed of Convergence 56 Models of Endogenous Growth 61 Theoretical Dissatisfaction with Neoclassical Theory 61 The AK Model 63File Size: KB.


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The Next Convergence: The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed World - Kindle edition by Spence, Michael. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Next Convergence: The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed World/5(37).

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That said, the book does a wonderful job at showing how various scientific and nonscientific disciplines have converged since the mids and how the various disciplines are all interconnected and relevant to one another. The book is a /5(26).

The idea of convergence in economics (also sometimes known as the catch-up effect) is the hypothesis that poorer economies' per capita incomes will tend to grow at faster rates than richer economies. As a result, all economies should eventually converge in terms of per capita income.

Developing countries have the potential to grow at a faster rate than developed countries. about convergence from the standard neoclassical growth model of a closed economy. Because of diminishing returns to capital, poor economies have high rates of return and therefore tend to grow faster than rich economies.

FREE TRADE, GROWTH, AND CONVERGENCE steady state (in the absence of any additional changes in commercial policy), the relative improvement of one country vis-`a-vis the other countries will persist in the long-run.

At this juncture, it is important to clarify the boundaries of this article and to specify its limitations. Get this from a library. Convergence in growth rates: the role of capital mobility and international taxation.

[Assaf Razin; Chi-Wa Yuen; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. Income convergence across Indian states has been explored previously in a number of studies using neoclassical growth regressions.

These regressions estimate a relationship between (per capita) output growth rate and initial (per capita) level of output, providing a measure of β-convergence coefficient (Barro and Sala-i-Martin,). Genre/Form: Electronic book: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Razin, Assaf. Convergence in growth rates.

Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic. The Future of Economic Convergence. you will enjoy unlimited access to our On Point suite of long reads and book reviews, But the evidence suggests that, without manufacturing gains, the growth rates brought about recently by rapid structural change are exceptional and may not last.

5 Add to Bookmarks. Growth and Convergence in Metropolitan America by Janet Rothenberg Pack contributes to the literature in urban sociology by presenting a quantitative analysis of the 'Frost Belt-Sun Belt' thesis.

Variables for the study were obtained from the U. Decennial Census of Population and Housing, the City and County Data Book and the State of the. In The Next Convergence: The Future of Economic Growth in a China and India—began to grow at rates close to 10 percent.

of Michael Spence's remarkable new book. studies evaluate inequality convergence over time rather than convergence as income levels rise, which is misspecified if inequality changes due to economic growth.

Bénabou uses a test of “sigma convergence”, finding ambiguous results, and Ravallion uses a test of “beta convergence”, finding evidence of convergence. In numerical analysis, the speed at which a convergent sequence approaches its limit is called the rate of gh strictly speaking, a limit does not give information about any finite first part of the sequence, the concept of rate of convergence is of practical importance when working with a sequence of successive approximations for an iterative method, as then.

Razin and Yuen: w Convergence in Growth Rates: The Role of Capital Mobility and International Taxation: King and Rebelo: w Transitional Dynamics and Economic Growth in the Neoclassical Model: Barro and Sala-i-Martin: w Technological Diffusion, Convergence, and Growth: Barro and Sala-i-Martin: w Economic Growth and Convergence across The.

And of course at slower growth rates, the transitions become much longer. Middle incomes are in the range of $5, to $10, a year. The graph below shows the transition times from poor to middle and advanced income levels for differing growth rates /5.

The Next Convergence book. Read 24 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Africa, currency exchange rates, the EU, etc. You might find yourself looking at the USA national debt differently, as well as the policies and plans (real or perceived) This is a good book about economic growth in the current lousy global /5.

countries have opened up to the world economy and have relatively high growth rates. Convergence was ensured by the contribution of some factors called convergence forces attributed to factor mobility, goods and technology Roco and Bainbridge ().

The Next Convergence The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed World. Michael Spence. Picador. The growth rates are extraordinary, and continuing them presents unprecedented challenges in governance, international coordination, and ecological sustainability.

This is by far the best book I have seen on today's historical growth Cited by:   ‎A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book for With the British Industrial Revolution, part of the world's population started to experience extraordinary economic growth—leading to enormous gaps in wealth and living standards between the industrialized West and the rest of the /5(7).

However, the capital per worker will only generate faster growth rates if the values of the other parameters (savings, technology, population growth, etc.) are somewhat comparable. This implies that there is only conditional convergence.

We'll look at the data, talk about growth and convergence across the world. Oh, and there will be a quiz in.$\begingroup$ Let me just add that, from a strictly mathematical point of view (which I presume won't help to hint your intuition, but perhaps the answer is in line with your question), we have: the derivative of $\log(x)$ is $1/x$, while the second derivative is $-1/x^2$.

It follows that while $\log(x)$ diverges to infinity, its "drive" to infinity is decelerating as a quadratic (i.e., it.Downloadable (with restrictions)! Recent empirical studies tend to confirm the importance of investment in human and technological capital as determinants of growth.

Extensions of the neoclassical model that incorporate these factors explain rather well the long-run growth experience of a large sample of countries, and are consistent with the observed level of .