SEG 2012

"Southern Growth Conference at the SEA meetings" sessions organized by Areendam Chanda and Jenny Minier, 2012
 
Session 12B: "Human Capital, Technology, and Economic Growth"
Session Chair: Jenny Minier, University of Kentucky
Papers:
"Human Capital Formation and International Trade," Bulent Unel, Louisiana State University
"Inequality, Aspirations and the Tunnel Effect," Jeff Allen, University of Oregon, and Shankha Chakraborty, University of Oregon
"Directed Technological Change: A Quantitative Analysis," Michal Jerzmanowski, Clemson University, and Robert Tamura, Clemson University
"Population, Technology, and Fragmentation: The European Miracle Revisited," Nils-Petter Lagerlof, York University
Discussants:
Yoto V. Yotov, Drexel University
Areendam Chanda, Louisiana State University
Gunjan Sharma, University of Missouri
Dietrich Vollrath, University of Houston
 
Session 12C: "Regional Differences in Economic Growth"
Session Chair: Shankha Chakraborty, University of Oregon
Papers:
"Poor Regions of the European Union," Jenny Minier, University of Kentucky
"Accounting for Bihar's Productivity Relative to India's: What can we learn from recent developments in growth theory?" Areendam Chanda, Louisiana State University
"Determinants of Clusters in Indian Manufacturing: The role of infrastructure, governance, education, and industrial policy," Gunjan Sharma, University of Missouri, and Ana Margarida Fernandes, The World Bank
Discussants:
Michal Jerzmanowski, Clemson University
Chris Papageorgiou, International Monetary Fund
Santanu Chatterjee, University of Georgia
 
Session 12D: "Resource Allocation in Economic Growth"
Session Chair: Areendam Chanda, Louisiana State University
Papers:
"The Efficiency of Human Capital Allocations in Developing Countries," Dietrich Vollrath, University of Houston
"The Public and Private Marginal Product of Capital," Chris Papageorgiou, International Monetary Fund, Fidel Perez-Sebastian, University of Alicante, and Matthew Lowe, University of Oxford
"Fiscal Policy and the Real Exchange Rate," Santanu Chatterjee, University of Georgia, and Azer Mursagulov, International Monetary Fund
Discussants:
Shankha Chakraborty, University of Oregon
Jenny Minier, University of Kentucky
Bulent Unel, Louisiana State University
 

 


 

 


 

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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