Looking for a break: Identifying transitions in growth regimes

@article{Kar2013LookingFA,
  title={Looking for a break: Identifying transitions in growth regimes},
  author={S. Kar and L. Pritchett and S. Raihan and K. Sen},
  journal={Journal of Macroeconomics},
  year={2013},
  volume={38},
  pages={151-166}
}
  • S. Kar, L. Pritchett, +1 author K. Sen
  • Published 2013
  • Economics
  • Journal of Macroeconomics
  • Economic growth in developing countries is characterized by frequent shifts in growth regimes. Following Pritchett (2000), there is a large empirical literature that has tried to identify the timing of these shifts in economic growth. Two distinct approaches have been developed by this literature. The first is a ‘filter-based’ approach that identifies growth breaks on the basis of subjectively defined rules, while the second approach is based on statistical structural break tests. The first… CONTINUE READING
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