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The 'appropriate technology' explanation of productivity growth differentials: An empirical approach

Los, B. & Timmer, M. P., Aug-2005, In : Journal of Development Economics. 77, 2, p. 517-531 15 p.

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Los, B., & Timmer, M. P. (2005). The 'appropriate technology' explanation of productivity growth differentials: An empirical approach. Journal of Development Economics, 77(2), 517-531. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2004.04.001

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Los, B. ; Timmer, M.P. / The 'appropriate technology' explanation of productivity growth differentials : An empirical approach. In: Journal of Development Economics. 2005 ; Vol. 77, No. 2. pp. 517-531.

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Los, B & Timmer, MP 2005, 'The 'appropriate technology' explanation of productivity growth differentials: An empirical approach' Journal of Development Economics, vol. 77, no. 2, pp. 517-531. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2004.04.001

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The 'appropriate technology' explanation of productivity growth differentials : An empirical approach. / Los, B.; Timmer, M.P.

In: Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 77, No. 2, 08.2005, p. 517-531.

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Los B, Timmer MP. The 'appropriate technology' explanation of productivity growth differentials: An empirical approach. Journal of Development Economics. 2005 Aug;77(2):517-531. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2004.04.001


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title = "The 'appropriate technology' explanation of productivity growth differentials: An empirical approach",
abstract = "This paper aims at giving empirical content to the Basu and Weil (1998) [Basu, S., Weil, D.N., 1998. Appropriate technology and growth. Quarterly Journal of Economics 113, 1025-1054] theory of growth, in which localized innovation, assimilation of spillovers and differences in speeds of capital intensification yield diverse patterns of international convergence and divergence. The contributions of these sources to labor productivity growth are quantified for a sample of countries, using data envelopment analysis techniques. Regression analysis shows that the observed patterns were mainly driven by processes of creating spillover potential through capital intensification. Assimilation appears to be much slower than assumed in Basu and Weil's model. (c) 2005 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.",
keywords = "economic growth, productivity, technological change, data envelopment analysis, spillovers, ECONOMIC-GROWTH, CONVERGENCE, EFFICIENCY, COUNTRIES, PROGRESS",
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