Economic Trends

  • Ernst G. Frankel


Until quite recently, it was generally assumed that economic growth is accompanied by growth in productivity or in output measured both in absolute and relative terms. Therefore growth in the world product or the world per capita product was assumed to be related to the growth in the output or production of major goods and commodities.


Economic Growth Central Bank Total Factor Productivity World Trade Foreign Trade 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    Brown, Lester R., “A Decade of Discontinuity”, World Watch, July/August 1993.Google Scholar
  2. 3.
    David S. Landes, “The Wealth and Poverty of Nations — Why Some are so Rich and Some so Poor”, Norton, 1998.Google Scholar
  3. 4.
    Lester C. Thurow, “Measure for Measure — Out-of-date Economic Indicators Greatly Overestimate Inflation”, World Business, March/April 1996.Google Scholar
  4. 5.
    Robert Solow, “Technical Change in the Aggregate Production Function”, Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 39, pp. 312–320, 1957.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 6.
    World Bank, Global Development Finance Report 1999, Washington, April 1999.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 7.
    The Sunday Times, “A World Without Borders”, May 31, 1998.Google Scholar
  7. 9.
    Pipers, Richard, “Life, Liberty, Property”, Commentary, March 1999.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Ernst G. Frankel 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernst G. Frankel

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations