Knowledge, Technology & Policy

, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp 59–70 | Cite as

Long-run economic growth: An interdisciplinary approach

  • Aykut Kibritcioglu
  • Selahattin Dibooglu


Economic growth and development is a complicated process that falls into the domain of many disciplines in social sciences and humanities. It is natural then to study fundamental aspects of economic growth synthesizing research in relevant fields. In this short paper, we argue that this has rarely been the case in the economic growth literature. We briefly discuss past growth theories and empirics, and present a broad framework to compare and evaluate work on economic growth from an interdisciplinary perspective.


Economic Growth Gross Domestic Product Capital Accumulation Comparative International Development Growth Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aykut Kibritcioglu
    • 1
    • 2
  • Selahattin Dibooglu
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Ankara UniversityTurkey
  2. 2.the University of IllinoisUrbana-Champaign
  3. 3.the Department of EconomicsSouthern Illinois UniversityCarbondale
  4. 4.the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for AY 2000–2001USA

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