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Document Type

Article

Abstract

This paper aims to identify the factors that are most important in promoting economic growth in Latin America. It uses panel data for 17 countries over a 15-year 2 period. Low levels of corruption, high levels of internet access, low levels of FDI, and high net energy imports are statistically significant in increasing GDP per capita in Latin America. Surprisingly, education is found to be statistically insignificant for economic growth.

Publication Date

Spring 2011

Journal Title

Major Themes in Economics

Volume

13

Issue

1

First Page

1

Last Page

21

Copyright

©2011 by Major Themes in Economics

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Language

EN

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application/pdf

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Economics Commons

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