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a city in Kursk Oblast, RSFSR, situated on both banks of the Seim River, a tributary of the Desna, 80 km west of Kursk. A railroad junction for lines to Briansk, Kursk, Kharkov, and Vorozhba. Population, 26,000 (1972).

L’gov has an important food-processing industry that produces sugar, wine, canned milk, and meat and poultry. The city is the site of an automobile-repair plant and plants manufacturing reinforced-concrete products and machine fittings. Its cultural and educational institutions include a medical school, the A. Gaidar Memorial Literary Museum, and a people’s amateur theater. L’gov, known since the 12th century, became a city in 1779.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The conditioning variables include the initial real per capita GDP (initial) to control for a causal link from the income level to trade openness, and the ratio of government expenditure to GDP (lgov) and the inflation rate (lpi) computed as the growth rate of the GDP deflator to account for macroeconomic stability.
where finance is a measure of financial depth that is proxied by the (logarithm of) average of private credit (lprivo); fragility represents the indicators of financial fragility that are the frequency of systemic banking crises (11) and the standard deviation of the growth rate of private credit; and controls is a set of control variables including the (logarithm of) initial real per-capita GDP (initial), the (logarithm of) average ratio of government expenditure to GDP (lgov), the (logarithm of) average inflation rate (lpi), foreign direct investment (FDI), and time dummies.