Convergence Clubs in Labor Productivity and its Proximate Sources: Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries

This book introduces a modern framework to study the cross-country convergence dynamics of labor productivity and its proximate sources: capital accumulation and aggregate efficiency.

Essays on Aggregate Productivity, Structural Change, and Misallocation

Why are some countries much more prosperous than others? This book argues that differences in average labor productivity, patterns of structural change, and labor misallocation across sectors explain most of the observed differences in economic prosperity around the world