Kevin Watkins's scientific contributions

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... In this case there might be an 'optimal' level of openness. A country possessing a trade regime more closed than its optimal level would increase growth by liberalizing; a country possessing a more open trade regime than its optimal level it would see lower levels of growth (Nye et al., 2002). Concerning the education variable, several analyses show that the production of human capital exhibits increasing returns to scale for low levels of education and decreasing returns to scale for high levels of education. ...