Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Dani Rodrik , and Arvind Subramanian
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 May 2004
Keywords: Productivity growth, liberalization, probusiness, tfp, growth rate, total factor productivity, terms of trade, growth rates, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economywide Country Studies: Asia including Middle East,
This paper explores the causes of India's productivity surge around 1980, more than a decade before serious economic reforms were initiated. Trade liberalization, expansionary demand, a favorable external environme...