Empirics of Economic Growth: Cross-Sectional Analysis

Xavier X. Sala-i-Martin

Zagreb Journal of Economics (forthcoming) 1997


This paper provides a description of recent empirical evidence on cross-sectional growth regressions. I analyze two strands of the literature: the determinants of long-run growth and the existence of convergence and the estimation of its speed.

Key Words:

Economic Growth, Growth Regressions, Empirical Determinants of Economic GrowthTechnological Diffusion.

JEL Classification:

O51, O52, O53.