Export diversification and growth: An empirical investigation

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Abstract

Using recent theories of growth, this paper presents empirical evidence that export diversification promotes economic growth. This result is robust to different specifications of the growth equations and different measures of export diversification. In developing countries, export diversification is associated also with higher investment rates.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)559-562
Number of pages4
JournalApplied Economics Letters
Volume7
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2000

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  • Economics and Econometrics

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