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The Relationship between Debt Levels and Growth

Manmohan S. Kumar and Jaejoon Woo

in Post-crisis Fiscal Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027182
eISBN:
9780262324113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027182.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines the extent to which large public debts will adversely affect investment, productivity, and growth. Drawing on data from a panel of advanced and emerging market economies in the ... More


Determinants of the Primary Fiscal Balance: Evidence from a Panel of Countries

Li Zeng

in Post-crisis Fiscal Policy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262027182
eISBN:
9780262324113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027182.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines some stylized facts about the primary fiscal balance, a key determinant of public debt dynamics which, together with the level of the public debt stock and the differential ... More


Structural Change, Industrialization, and Poverty Reduction: The Case of India

Aradhna Aggarwal and Nagesh Kumar

in Structural Change and Industrial Development in the BRICS

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198725077
eISBN:
9780191792502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198725077.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

This chapter has three main parts. The first part reviews the patterns of growth and structural change in Indian GDP, highlighting key turning points over the period since the country’s independence. ... More


China's Growth Model: Choices and Consequences

Eswar S. Prasad

in Emerging Giants: China and India in the World Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199575077
eISBN:
9780191722141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575077.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

China has maintained a phenomenal rate of growth over the last two decades (until very recently), with annual GDP growth averaging about 10 percent. What accounts for this impressive growth ... More


Median Household Income and GDP

Brian Nolan, Max Roser, and Stefan Thewissen

in Generating Prosperity for Working Families in Affluent Countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198807056
eISBN:
9780191844836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807056.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates the extent to which real income growth for households around the middle is seen to diverge from growth in national income per head—the most widely-used metric for assessing ... More


Public Debt Dynamics: Political Will and State Capacity

Kenneth Dyson

in States, Debt, and Power: 'Saints' and 'Sinners' in European History and Integration

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198714071
eISBN:
9780191782558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714071.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter provides a critique of formal debt sustainability analysis, including the Maastricht Treaty fiscal rules, stressing the problems of one-size-fits-all approaches. It examines patterns in ... More


Asian Financial Integration: Trends and Interruptions

Eduardo Borensztein and Prakash Loungani

in Costs and Benefits of Economic Integration in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753987
eISBN:
9780199896783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753987.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter compares trends in financial integration within Asia with those in industrialized countries and other regional groups. Declines in cross-country dispersion in equity returns and interest ... More


‘Atef, the people of Egypt are forced to eat bricks!’ Socio-Economic Context

Jeroen Gunning and Ilan Zvi Baron

in Why Occupy a Square?: People, Protests and Movements in the Egyptian Revolution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199394982
eISBN:
9780190214135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394982.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyses the structural context within which protest networks emerged, focusing on socio-economic factors. Drawing on social movement theory and revolution studies, this chapter looks at ... More


Preferences towards Health Care: Is Health a Luxury Good?

Brigitte Dormont, Joaquim Oliveira Martins, Florian Pelgrin, and Marc Suhrcke

in Ageing, Health, and Productivity: The Economics of Increased Life Expectancy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199587131
eISBN:
9780191595370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587131.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

This chapter investigates empirically the relation between GDP growth and health expenditures. Since Newhouse (1977) an extensive empirical literature has sought to assess whether health care is a ... More


Education, Skills, and Technical Change: Implications for Future US GDP Growth

Charles R. Hulten and Valerie A. Ramey (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226567808
eISBN:
9780226567945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567945.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The growth in future US living standards will likely depend significantly on the evolution in the “knowledge” economy. This may require a parallel transformation in worker skills in order to ... More


External Financing, Gap Models of Growth, and the Macroeconomics of Relying on Foreign Resources

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

in The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 10 reviews the factors responsible for the strong dependence of developing countries on foreign capital and foreign aid, as well as the cyclical capital inflows and long-term development ... More


Balance of Payments-constrained Growth

Giovanni Andrea Cornia

in The Macroeconomics of Developing Countries: An Intermediate Textbook

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856672
eISBN:
9780191889851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856672.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter illustrates the features of the external sector of commodities-exporting and investments-importing developing countries. It discusses in particular the value of the price and income ... More


The Future in the Past

Deepak Nayyar

in Catch Up: Developing Countries in the World Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199652983
eISBN:
9780191761263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652983.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter outlines the contours of change experienced by developing countries in the world economy, situated in historical perspective, which provides answers to the questions posed at the outset, ... More


Understanding the Macro-financial Effects of Household Debt: A Global Perspective

Adrian Alter, Alan Feng, and Nico Valckx

in Remaking Retirement: Debt in an Aging Economy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198867524
eISBN:
9780191904295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198867524.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Higher household debt has been associated with lower future GDP growth across a broad set of 80 countries over the period from 1950 to 2016. Several institutional factors, such as flexible exchange ... More


Introduction

Charles R. Hulten and Valerie A. Ramey

in Education, Skills, and Technical Change: Implications for Future US GDP Growth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226567808
eISBN:
9780226567945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567945.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This introduction provides an overview of the key facts and the conceptual links between education, skill formation, technical change and economic growth. It begins by summarizing the leading ... More


Conclusion: The Scope of Responsible Stagnation

Stevienna de Saille, Fabien Medvecky, and Michiel van Oudheusden

in Responsibility Beyond Growth: A Case for Responsible Stagnation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208177
eISBN:
9781529208375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208177.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Our final chapter reaffirms how 'responsible stagnation' (RS) can incorporate a different set of values and measures into an a-growth understanding of innovation. It argues for greater circulation of ... More


The Problem with Markets

Kevin Albertson

in Responsibility Beyond Growth: A Case for Responsible Stagnation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208177
eISBN:
9781529208375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208177.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores why market-based policies, promoted under the prevailing global paradigm of “economic liberalism”, are not sufficient in and of themselves to facilitate human wellbeing in a ... More


Macroeconomic Correlations: GDP Growth, Inflation, Savings Rates, and the Stock Market

Diane J. Macunovich

in Birth Quake: The Baby Boom and Its Aftershocks

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226500836
eISBN:
9780226500928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226500928.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter considers some of the preliminary findings on the separate measures of U.S. GDP growth, inflation, savings rates, and the stock market. It performs a very simple analysis using time ... More


China is headed for a financial crisis and a sharp slowdown

Nouriel Roubini and Adam Wolfe

in The Oxford Companion to the Economics of China

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199678204
eISBN:
9780191788635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678204.003.0033
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter predicts that China is heading towards an investment bust from which its financial system is unlikely to escape unscathed. Consumption is expected to hold up rather well through this ... More


Responsibility Beyond Growth: A Case for Responsible Stagnation

Stevienna de Saille, Fabien Medvecky, Michiel Van Oudheusden, Kevin Albertson, Effie Amanatidou, Timothy Birabi, and Mario Pansera

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208177
eISBN:
9781529208375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208177.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Innovation is generally considered to be the antidote to economic stagnation. But while the coupling of ‘responsible' and 'innovation’ has been much discussed, that of 'responsible stagnation' has ... More


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