Growth, trade and agriculture : an investigative survey / by Pasquale L. Scandizzo.

Author
Scandizzo, Pasquale L. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1998.
Description
v, 91 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm.

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographic references (p. 86-91).
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1. "The theoretical debate"
  • 1.1. Convergence and steadiness: why do country performances differ?
  • 1.2. The trade-lead models
  • 1.3. Learning by doing and trade
  • 1.4. Learning economies and product innovation
  • 1.5. Irreversibility, hysteresis and comparative advantage
  • Chapter 2. "Agriculture, growth and economic development"
  • 2.1. Agriculture as a factor of growth
  • 2.2. The experience of agriculture, growth and convergence
  • Chapter 3. "The empirical measurement"
  • 3.1. The role of technology: accounting for aggregate and agricultural growth
  • 3.2. Empirical tests of convergence
  • 3.3. Trade orientation and growth
  • Chapter 4. "Testing convergence, trade and growth"
  • 4.1. A model for empirical testing
  • 4.2. The regression results
  • Chapter 5. "Conclusions and policy implications
  • Appendix. "Technical notes".
ISBN
  • 9251042373 ((pbk.))
  • 9789251042373 ((pbk.))
LCCN
00278574
OCLC
41481893
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