What is Really Good for Long-Term Growth? Lessons from a Binary Classification Tree (BCT) Approach »
Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Rupa Duttagupta , and Montfort Mlachila
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 December 2008
Keywords: Binary Classification Tree, population density, terms of trade, trade growth, life expectancy, school enrollment,
Although the economic growth literature has come a long way since the Solow-Swan model of the fifties, there is still considerable debate on the "real' or "deep" determinants of growth. This paper revisits the ques...