Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Rodolphe Blavy
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 October 2006
Keywords: growth, growth accounting, gdp growth, tfp, International Lending and Debt Problems, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,
The paper analyzes Jamaica's experience of low growth despite consistently high investment. Cross-country analysis provides evidence of a significant and negative relationship between total public debt and producti...