Growth and stagnation in a dual economy: The case of Brazil

Authors

  • Carmem Feijó
  • Marcos Tostes Lamônica
  • Sergiany Da Silva Lima

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.13133/2037-3643/17501

Keywords:

Structural change, cumulative causation, dual economy, new developmentalism, Brazil

Abstract

The aim of the present article is to further develop the line of research initiated by Oreiroet al. (2019) by expanding the database used to calculate the EQI and the EQG, but also to control the effects of variables other than the EQG, such as the amount of capital per worker, over the PCIG and to assess the impact of the determinants of the EQG, considering both price and non-price factors. Following Tregenna and Andreoni (2020), the EQI will be redefined as the ratio between the share of the workforce in the sectors of high technological intensity with respect to the share of the workforce in the sectors of medium and low technological intensity. The EQGwill then be used as an independent variable to explain the behavior of the PCIG of a sample of 47 developing countries in Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia from 2001 to 2014.

 

 

JEL codes: O11, O14, O17, F43, F45

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2022-06-29

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Feijó, C., Lamônica, M. . T., & Da Silva Lima, S. (2022). Growth and stagnation in a dual economy: The case of Brazil. PSL Quarterly Review, 75(301). https://doi.org/10.13133/2037-3643/17501

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