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Industrialisation, productivity and long-run economic growth: empirics for some Asian countries

Hitoshi Osaka

Industrialisation, productivity and long-run economic growth: empirics for some Asian countries

by Hitoshi Osaka

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D) - University of Birmingham, Department of Economics, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Commerce and Social Science, 1998.

Statementby Hitoshi Osaka.
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Some of the main factors that seem likely to affect productivity growth include the extent to which there is scope for a country to adopt best-practice technology from other countries, the level of investment in certain types of physical capital (e.g. plant and equipment and core public infrastructure), the quantity of resources devoted to. The sustained growth of proto-industrialization in urban Japan, and its widespread diffusion to villages after was also inseparable from the productivity growth in paddy rice production and the growing of industrial crops like tea, fruit, mulberry plant growing (that .

Nations have and will continue to shape their economies through industrial policy. Nevertheless, the empirical literature on these interventions is thin, dwarfed by the attention industrial policies receive from policymakers across the world. In this paper, I discuss the difficulties of empirically studying industrial policy and review how new econometric work is confronting these issues. In some cultures and religions, women are not supposed to become educated or work outside the home. To promote economic growth, a government might encourage women to become educated and work outside the home. Such a policy will meet with resistance, and in many places, violence. This illustrates that economic growth often requires cultural change.

run by providing countries the opportunity for sustained economic development in those countries with appropriate policies and institutions to enhance the dynamic effects of textiles and clothing. The potential of the textile and clothing industries to contribute to long-run growth and development will depend not only on the attributes. "Long-Run Policy Analysis and Long-Run Growth," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 99(3), pages , June. Sergio T. Rebelo, " Long Run Policy Analysis and Long Run Growth," NBER Working Papers , National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.


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Industrialisation, productivity and long-run economic growth: empirics for some Asian countries by Hitoshi Osaka Download PDF EPUB FB2

Download Citation | On Mar 6,Edward K. CHEN published Factor inputs, total factor productivity, and economic growth: the Asian case | Find, read. Industrialisation, productivity and long-run economic growth: Empirics for some Asian Countries Author: Osaka, Hitoshi ISNI: Awarding Body: The University of Birmingham Current Institution: University of Birmingham Date of Award.

They include 11 African countries, 9 Latin American countries, 10 Asian countries and 9 high-income countries. China is the country with the fastest overall productivity growth rate (% per annum between and ). productivity growth declined after just as it did in the other countries shown.

Evidence for Asian and Latin American countries Broadening the sample of countries still further, we consider some of the evi-dence reported in Table of Barro and Sala-i-Martin.

What is productivity. Productivity is a measure of the efficiency with which a country combines capital and labour to produce more with the same level of factor inputs. Output per hour worked in the UK was % below the average for the rest of the G7 advanced economies in ; this compares with % in Output per worker in the UK was % below the average for the rest of the G7 in.

In a study of the productivity growth of 83 industrial and developing countries between andNehru and Dhareshwar () found that the economies that perform the worst are those involved in wars (particularly civil wars) and those that have the most price distorting policies.

A contribution to the empirics of economic growth. The New Empirics of Industrial Policy and wage inequality; (4) long-run aggregate growth and poverty, secondary distortions, and misallocation, uncertainty.

Industrialisation between trade openness and. The relationship between population growth and growth of economic output has been studied extensively (Heady & Hodge, ).Many analysts believe that economic growth in high-income countries is likely to be relatively slow in coming years in part because population growth in these countries is predicted to slow considerably (Baker, Delong, & Krugman, ).Cited by: The spectacular growth of many economies in East Asia over the past 30 years has amazed the economics profession, which inevitably refers to the success of the so-called Four Tigers of the region (Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan Province of China) as miraculous.

This paper critically reviews the reasons alleged for this extraordinary growth. Mankiw, N. Gregory, David Romer, and David Weil, “A Contribution to the Empirics of Economic Growth,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, May(2), – Hall, Robert E.

and Charles I. Jones, “Why Do Some Countries Produce So Much More Output per Worker than Others?,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, Febru-ary(1.

Human capital is found to have a positive and significant effect on the long run growth path of TFP. Countries are found to be converging to these growth paths at a rate of about 3% a year. Downloadable (with restrictions).

Over the period toLatin American countries exhibit much slower de-agriculturalization than East Asian countries. The manufacturing employment share has been almost stagnant in Latin America, but exhibits a hump-shaped pattern in Korea and Taiwan.

Both groups have moved increasingly toward service-based economies. The aim of this paper is to examine the empirical relationship between the knowledge-based economy and economic growth in MENA countries.

We are interested in identifying pillars linked with the transition to a knowledge-based economy that is related to growth performance.

We used a growth model in Barro and Sala-i-Martin framework () for the period of – It. The economic growth model explains growth in real GDP per capita in the long run. Because of the importance of labor productivity in explaining economic growth, the economic growth model focuses on the causes of increases in long-run labor productivity.

What are the key factors that determine labor productivity. Efficiency wages. Panel (e) of Fig. 1 shows that the shocks in total subsidy for all exports halts economic growth in BRICS countries with negative response in the short and long run.

The panel (f) of Fig. 1 shows that economic growth in BRICS countries reacted to innovations in consumer price index positively in the short and long run but attained peak at. In my previous work I suggested that the growth of intra-Asian trade was faster than that of world trade or Asia’s trade with the West between and (Sugiharasee Fig.

and Table ).This was in sharp contrast to many parts of Africa, Middle East and Latin America where the local economies were integrated into the metropolis-led international economy as a satellite.

Downloadable. The authors examine the relative importance of the growth of physical and human capital and the growth of total factor productivity (TFP) using newly organized data on countries that span more than one hundred years for twenty-four of these countries.

For all countries, only 3 percent of average output growth per worker is associated with TFP growth. "Long Run Policy Analysis and Long Run Growth," Levine's Working Paper ArchiveDavid K.

Levine. Robert J. Barro, " Economic Growth in a Cross Section of Countries," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol.

(2), pages The study revealed that industrialization has a negative impact on economic growth in Nigeria in the long run. This was confirmed by the F-test value (). industrial sector raises total. Maddison’s evidence for six major industrial countries Angus Maddison () describes the long-term growth of currently advanced countries.2 His Table presents a growth accounting exercise for France, Germa-ny, Japan, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States for three.

We use some other variables, along with economic globalization to control other factors influenced economic growth. Table S2 in File S2 shows the variables, their proxies and source that they obtain.

We relied on the three main approaches to capture the effects of economic globalization on economic growth in OIC countries.The decline in foreign direct investment in developing countries can make it more difficult for these countries to break out of the vicious cycle of low economic growth and Low saving and Investment InGDP per capita was ________ in the United States than in China, and sincethe growth rate of real GDP per capita has been.In this paper, labour productivity and economic growth is investigated between and for 18 OECD countries by LSDV panel data and System GMM .