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Models of Balance of Payments Constrained Growth

History, Theory and Empirical Evidence

Editors: Soukiazis, E., Cerqueira, P. (Eds.)

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This book extends Thirlwall's model and adapts its implications to the current problems facing developed and emerging economies. In this context, this book combines theoretical models and empirical applications, unveiling new results and highlighting the importance of the balance of payments as a constraint to growth.

About the authors

ELIAS SOUKIAZIS is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra, Portugal. He holds a PhD in Economics (Kent University at Canterbury, UK) and MSc in Economics (Birkbeck College, University of London, UK) and a BSc in Economics (University of Macedonia, Greece). His interests lie in applied research in the fields of growth economics, international and European economics, regional economics, health economics, human capital and, in general macroeconomic policy. He has published in national and international journals and served as reviewer in various journals. He is a member of the International Network for Economic Research (INFER) and European Economics and Finance Society (EFFS) board and member of the research centre Group for Monetary and Financial Studies (GEMF).

PEDRO A. CERQUERIA  is Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Coimbra, Portugal. He holds a PhD in Economics (European University Institute, Florence, Italy), an MSc in Monetary and Financial Economics (ISEG, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal) and a BSc (Hons) in Economics (University of Coimbra, Portugal). His research interest lies in the economics of European Integration, Business Cycles, Growth and Open Macroeconomics. He has published and refereed internationally in these fields and is also a member of the GEMF research centre.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Soukiazis, Elias (et al.)

    Pages 1-7

  • Balance of Payments Constrained Growth Models: History and Overview

    Thirlwall, Anthony Philip

    Pages 11-49

  • Criticisms and Defences of the Balance of Payments Constrained Growth Model: Some Old, Some New

    McCombie, John S. L.

    Pages 50-82

  • The Remarkable Durability of Thirlwall’s Law

    Setterfield, Mark

    Pages 83-110

  • Generalized Balance of Payments Constrained Growth and South—South Trade in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Bagnai, Alberto (et al.)

    Pages 113-143

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Models of Balance of Payments Constrained Growth
Book Subtitle
History, Theory and Empirical Evidence
Editors
  • E. Soukiazis
  • P. Cerqueira
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-02395-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137023957
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-02394-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-43840-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 274
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