SYMPOSIUM: TRAILBLAZERS TOO LIGHTLY MENTIONED? The Empirical Institutions-Growth Literature: Is Something Amiss at the Top?

John Dawson
2007 Econ Journal Watch   unpublished
The past two decades have witnessed a resurgence of economic research on the most fundamental question: What causes economic growth? The research has suggested numerous determinants such as geography, physical capital, human capital, technology, population growth, and international trade.