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JournalISSN: 0304-3878

Journal of Development Economics 

Elsevier BV
About: Journal of Development Economics is an academic journal published by Elsevier BV. The journal publishes majorly in the area(s): Productivity & Population. It has an ISSN identifier of 0304-3878. Over the lifetime, 3469 publications have been published receiving 302018 citations.

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TL;DR: Barro and Lee as mentioned in this paper used information from consistent census data, disaggregated by age group, along with new estimates of mortality rates and completion rates by age and education level.

2,641 citations

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TL;DR: In this article, the authors investigate whether financial openness leads to financial development after controlling for the level of legal development using a panel encompassing 108 countries over the period 1980 to 2000, and find that trade openness is a prerequisite for capital account liberalization while banking system development is a precondition for equity market development.

1,761 citations

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TL;DR: This article showed that there is a strong negative relationship between initial inequality in the asset distribution and long-term growth, and that policies that increase aggregate investment and facilitate acquisition of assets by the poor might be doubly beneficial for growth and poverty reduction.

1,739 citations

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Gershon Feder1
TL;DR: In this article, the authors analyzed the sources of growth in the period 1964-1973 for a group of semi-industrialized less developed countries and developed an analytical framework, incorporating the possibility that marginal factor productivities are not equal in the export and non-export sectors of the economy.

1,714 citations

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TL;DR: This article conducted causality tests between financial development and real GDP using recently developed time series techniques and found little support to the view that finance is a leading sector in the process of economic development.

1,602 citations

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