Amavilah, Voxi Heinrich (2009): National identity, globalization, and the well-being of nations.
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Using a simple production function approach I show that conventional factors and forces of production, national identity, and globalization are important to national well-being, but in varying ways. Whereas investment in capital and globalization, especially social globalization, affect national well-being strongly, national well-being is inelastic to all three measures of national identity. A reasonable conclusion is that nations gain more from interactions with other nations than from national isolation.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||National identity, globalization, and the well-being of nations|
|Keywords:||National identity, national colors, globalization, well-being of nations, human development index (HDI), national flag colors|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O11 - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
D - Microeconomics > D3 - Distribution > D31 - Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity > O43 - Institutions and Growth
Z - Other Special Topics > Z0 - General > Z00 - General
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O5 - Economywide Country Studies > O57 - Comparative Studies of Countries
F - International Economics > F4 - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance > F43 - Economic Growth of Open Economies
|Depositing User:||Voxi Heinrich Amavilah|
|Date Deposited:||02. May 2009 15:46|
|Last Modified:||02. Aug 2015 11:54|
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