What is Growth?

Posted: 15 Jul 2013

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Julian Morris

International Center for Law and Economics; Reason Foundation; IEA, Institute of Economic Affairs, U.K.

Date Written: May 21, 2013


This paper considers concepts of growth and discusses why economic growth matters. Drawing on empirical evidence and theories of institutional change, it posits growth as an outcome of trade and specialization in the context of both (bottom-up) emergent legal institutions and (top-down) states.

Suggested Citation

Morris, Julian, What is Growth? (May 21, 2013). Innovation and Growth: Biological, Economic, Institutional and Technological - Squaw Valley, CA May 2013, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2293044

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