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Modelling technology in agriculture and manufacturing using cross-country panel data

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Why do we observe such dramatic differences in labour productivity across countries in the macro data? This thesis argues that the growth empirics literature oversimplifies the complexity of the production process across countries and neglects data cross-section and time-series properties, leading to bias in the empirical estimates. Chapter 1 presents two general empirical frameworks for cross-country productivity analysis and demonstrates that they encompass the growth empirics literature o...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Research group:
Centre for the Study of African Economies
Oxford college:
St John's College
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SSD
Department:
Economics
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Supervisor
Division:
SSD
Department:
Economics
Role:
Supervisor
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Funding agency for:
Eberhardt, M
Grant:
PTA-031-2004-00345
Publication date:
2009
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2009-12-10

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