Economic Growth / Edition 1

Economic Growth / Edition 1

by Robert J. Barro, Xavier Sala-i-Martin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0262024594

ISBN-13: 9780262024594

Pub. Date: 11/20/1998

Publisher: MIT Press

This graduate level text on economic growth surveys neoclassical and more recent growth theories, stressing their empirical implications and the relation of theory to data and evidence. The authors have undertaken a major revision for the long-awaited second edition of this widely used text, the first modern textbook devoted to growth theory. The book has been…  See more details below

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This graduate level text on economic growth surveys neoclassical and more recent growth theories, stressing their empirical implications and the relation of theory to data and evidence. The authors have undertaken a major revision for the long-awaited second edition of this widely used text, the first modern textbook devoted to growth theory. The book has been expanded in many areas and incorporates the latest research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262024594
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
11/20/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
557
Product dimensions:
16.50(w) x 24.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
Introduction1
1Growth Models with Exogenous Saving Rates (the Solow-Swan Model)23
2Growth Models with Consumer Optimization (the Ramsey Model)85
3Extensions of the Ramsey Growth Model143
4One-Sector Models of Endogenous Growth205
5Two-Sector Models of Endogenous Growth (with Special Attention to the Role of Human Capital)239
6Technological Change: Models with an Expanding Variety of Products285
7Technological Change: Schumpeterian Models of Quality Ladders317
8The Diffusion of Technology349
9Labor Supply and Population383
10Growth Accounting433
11Empirical Analysis of Regional Data Sets461
12Empirical Analysis of a Cross Section of Countries511
AppOn Mathematical Methods567
References627
Index641

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