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The economics of growth

Aghion, P.; Howitt, P.; (2009) The economics of growth. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Press: Cambridge, US. Green open access

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Abstract

This comprehensive introduction to economic growth presents the main facts and puzzles about growth, proposes simple methods and models needed to explain these facts, acquaints the reader with the most recent theoretical and empirical developments, and provides tools with which to analyze policy design. The treatment of growth theory is fully accessible to students with a background no more advanced than elementary calculus and probability theory; the reader need not master all the subtleties of dynamic programming and stochastic processes to learn what is essential about such issues as cross-country convergence, the effects of financial development on growth, and the consequences of globalization. The book, which grew out of courses taught by the authors at Harvard and Brown universities, can be used both by advanced undergraduate and graduate students, and as a reference for professional economists in government or international financial organizations.

Type: Book
Title: The economics of growth
ISBN-13: 9780262012638
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?t...
Language: English
Additional information: Attached file consists of front matter and preface only
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of SandHS > Dept of Economics
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/17829
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