I just ran four million regressions

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American Economic Review, 87, 2, (1997), pp. 178-183
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dc.contributor.author Sala-i-Martin, Xavier
dc.contributor.other Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Departament d'Economia i Empresa
dc.date.issued 1997-01-01
dc.identifier.citation American Economic Review, 87, 2, (1997), pp. 178-183
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/418
dc.description.abstract In this paper I try to move away from the Extreme Bounds method of identifying ``robust'' empirical relations in the economic growth literature. Instead of analyzing the extreme bounds of the estimates of the coefficient of a particular variable, I analyze the entire distribution. My claim in this paper is that, if we do this, the picture emerging from the empirical growth literature is not the pessimistic ``Nothing is Robust'' that we get with the extreme bound analysis. Instead, we find that a substantial number of variables can be found to be strongly related to growth.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries Economics and Business Working Papers Series; 201
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dc.title I just ran four million regressions
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaper
dc.date.modified 2014-06-03T07:13:53Z
dc.subject.keyword Macroeconomics and International Economics
dc.subject.keyword economic growth
dc.subject.keyword growth regressions
dc.subject.keyword empirical determinants of economic growth
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