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A quantitative analysis of China’s structural transformation

Between 1978 and 2003 the Chinese economy experienced a remarkable 5.7 percent annual growth of GDP per labor. At the same time, there has been a noticeable transformation of the economy: the share of workers in agriculture decreased from over 70 percent to less than 50 percent. We distinguish three sectors: private agriculture and nonagriculture and public nonagriculture. A growth accounting exercise reveals that the main source of growth was TFP in the private nonagricultural sector. The reallocation of labor from agriculture to nonagriculture accounted for 1.9 percent out of the 5.7 ...
Proceedings , Issue Jun

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Importing technology

We look at disaggregated imports of various types of equipment to make inferences on cross-country differences in the composition of equipment investment. We make three contributions. First, we document large differences in investment composition. Second, we explain these differences as being based on each equipment type's intrinsic efficiency, as well as on its degree of complementarity with other factors whose abundance differs across countries. Third, we examine the implications of investment composition for development accounting, i.e., explaining the cross-country variation in income per ...
Proceedings , Issue Nov

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Near-rationality and inflation in two monetary regimes, comments


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An incentive based theory of bank regulation

Proceedings , Issue Nov

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Price and investment dynamics: theory and plant level data


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Designing state--local fiscal policy for growth and development

Assessing the Midwest Economy , Paper 5

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Lessons from the Japanese main bank system for financial system reform in Poland

Proceedings , Paper 382

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Bond market discipline of banks

Proceedings , Paper 687

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Recent developments in Czechoslovakia

Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole

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Panel remarks: global aspects of unconventional monetary policies

Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole


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