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Endogenous innovation and economic growth

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This thesis seeks to explain variations in growth rates across countries and time within an endogenous growth framework. Intentional investments by profit-seeking agents determine the rate of technological progress, which in turn determines an economy's rate of growth.

Chapter 2 surveys the existing literature and introduces the quality ladder model of endogenous growth, upon which much of this thesis builds. Chapter 3 argues that entrepreneurs' incentives to invest in Research and ...

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University of Oxford
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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602335598
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Deposit date:
2017-10-04

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