Determinants of economic growth: An overview
  • Thijs de Ruyter van Steveninck
  • Nico van der Windt
  • Maaike Oosterbaan


What causes economic growth? Why have some countries grown much faster than others? Why do some countries not grow at all, or even experience negative (per capita) growth rates? What can governments do to raise the growth rates of their country? These questions were discussed at a conference on March 23 and 24, 1998, organized by the Netherlands Economic Institute (NEI) on behalf of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This book contains the proceedings of the conference.


Economic Growth Human Capital Poor Country Technological Progress Foreign Currency 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thijs de Ruyter van Steveninck
    • 1
  • Nico van der Windt
    • 1
  • Maaike Oosterbaan
    • 1
  1. 1.Netherlands Economic InstituteThe Netherlands

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