The Determinants of Total Factor Productivity in Polish Subregions. Panel Data Analysis

Barbara Dańska-Borsiak, Iwona Laskowska
2012 Comparative Economic Research  
The significant role of TFP in stimulating the long-run economic development induces researchers to seek for the sources of the TFP growth. The mail goals of the paper are: to estimate the level of TFP in the years 2003-2009 at the level of subregions, and to define the factors which determine this estimated TFP level. The first hypothesis being verified is, that the role of the quality of human capital in stimulating long-run economic growthis crucial and can be measured by the model. The
more » ... the model. The second hypothesis is, that there are some factors affecting the TFP level which are common in all subregions.
doi:10.2478/v10103-012-0023-9 fatcat:6cxoa7dtpjh37doyu5kzavtmwu