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Growth Empirics: A Panel Data Approach
A panel data approach is advocated and implemented for studying growth convergence. The familiar equation for testing convergence is reformulated as a dynamic panel data model, and different panelExpand
What have We Learnt from the Convergence Debate
This paper surveys the convergence literature. It begins by laying out different definitions of convergence and by showing the link between the convergence issue and the growth theory debate. TheExpand
Productivity Dynamics in a Large Sample of Countries: A Panel Study
Recent research shows that productivity differences are more important than differences in accumulation rates in explaining per capita income differences across countries. So far static differencesExpand
Nanotechnology systems of innovation - An analysis of industry and academia research activities
Nanotechnology promises significant improvements of advanced materials and manufacturing techniques, which are critical for the future competitiveness of national industries. This paper is concernedExpand
The 2005 census and mapping of slums in Bangladesh: design, select results and application
BackgroundThe concentration of poverty and adverse environmental circumstances within slums, particularly those in the cities of developing countries, are an increasingly important concern for bothExpand
Slums of urban Bangladesh: mapping and census 2005.
This report presents results from a census and mapping of slums in the six main cities of Bangladesh in 2005. This effort has generated a wealth of information about the location and basicExpand
A Multivariate Model of Micro Credit and Rural Women Entrepreneurship Development in Bangladesh
In Bangladesh, micro credit programs have positive socioeconomic impact on the rural women borrowers. However, it is perceived that the micro credit programs help the rural women borrowers to surviveExpand
Growth Empirics: A Panel Data Approach—A Reply
Research on convergence has indeed proceeded through several stages. In the first, represented by such works as Baumol [1986], convergence was studied under the implicit assumption that all countriesExpand