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Growth accounting: how institutions affect Portugal's growth

Author(s): Dinis, Ariane Vaz

Date: 2013

Persistent ID: http://hdl.handle.net/10362/11596

Origin: Repositório Institucional da UNL

Subject(s): Growth accounting; TFP; Institutions; Portugal; Sector


Description

The main objective of this Work Project (WP) is to understand whether institutional quality has been determinant to the increase of Portugal's productivity. This WP provides a sector-wise Growth Accounting exercise and analyzes the Total Factor Productivity (TFP) growth. Secondly, it uses a cross-country approach to understand which institutional indicators influence TFP growth. This WP considers, based on GMM estimation, different models to capture the causality between productivity growth and Institutional Quality. The results obtained reveal a positive relation between TFP growth and Institutional Quality.

A Work Project, presented as part of the requirements for the Award of a Masters Degree in Economics from the NOVA – School of Business and Economics

Document Type Master thesis
Language English
Advisor(s) Rodrigues, Paulo Manuel Marques; Hallet, Martin
Contributor(s) Dinis, Ariane Vaz
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