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Level accounting

Caselli, Francesco (2008) Level accounting. In: Durlauf, Steven N. and Blume, Lawrence E., (eds.) The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK. ISBN 9780333786765

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Level accounting (more recently known as development accounting) consists of a set of calculations whose purpose is to find the relative contributions of differences in inputs and differences in the efficiency with which inputs are used to cross-country differences in GDP. It is therefore the cross-country analogue of growth accounting.

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Additional Information: © 2008 Palgrave Macmillan
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5601 Accounting
Journal of Economic Literature Classification System: F - International Economics > F0 - General
Sets: Departments > Economics
Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2011 13:58

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