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Models of Balance of Payments Constrained Growth

History, Theory and Empirical Evidence

  • Elias Soukiazis
  • Pedro A. Cerqueira
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Elias Soukiazis, Pedro A. Cerqueira
      Pages 1-7
  3. Historical Overview on the Balance of Payments Constrained Growth Debate

  4. Alternative Models and Empirical Evidence

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. Alberto Bagnai, Arsène Rieber, Thi Anh-Dao Tran
      Pages 113-143
    3. Elias Soukiazis, Pedro André Cerqueira, Micaela Antunes
      Pages 144-167
  5. The Convergence Issue and the Role of Exchange Rate on Balance of Payments Constrained Growth

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Carlos Garcimartín, José Antonio Alonso, Luis Rivas
      Pages 189-216
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 269-274

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

growth growth model trade

Editors and affiliations

  • Elias Soukiazis
    • 1
  • Pedro A. Cerqueira
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of EconomicsUniversity of CoimbraPortugal

About the editors

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.

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