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A Note on Shock Persistence in Total Factor Productivity Growth

Mamata Parhi, Tapas Mishra

Economics Bulletin, Volume: 31, Issue: 2, Pages: 1869 - 1893

Swansea University Authors: Mamata Parhi, Tapas Mishra

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<p>We study implications of persistence of shocks in total factor productivity (TFP) growth under Bayesian framework for a set of African countries over the period 1970-2003. Contrary to convention, we find that stochastic unit root is present for most of the African countries and th...

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Published: 2011
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