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Replication data for: Natural Resources and Global Misallocation

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  • Monge-Naranjo, Alexander
  • Sánchez, Juan M.
  • Santaeulàlia-Llopis, Raül
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  • Abstract

    Are production factors allocated efficiently across countries? To differentiate misallocation from factor intensity differences, we provide a new methodology to estimate output shares of natural resources based solely on current rent flows data. With this methodology, we construct a new dataset of estimates for the output shares of natural resources for a large panel of countries. In sharp contrast with Caselli and Feyrer (2007), we find a significant and persistent degree of misallocation of physical capital. We also find a remarkable movement toward efficiency during the last 35 years, associated with the elimination of interventionist policies and driven by domestic accumulation.
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    DOI: 10.1257/mac.20170381 (Text)
  • Monge-Naranjo, Alexander, Juan M. Sánchez, and Raül Santaeulàlia-Llopis. “Natural Resources and Global Misallocation.” American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 11, no. 2 (April 2019): 79–126.
    • ID: 10.1257/mac.20170381 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-13

Monge-Naranjo, Alexander; Sánchez, Juan M.; Santaeulàlia-Llopis, Raül (2019): Replication data for: Natural Resources and Global Misallocation. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.