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Interpreting cross-section and time-series tests of convergence: the case of labor productivity in manufacturing

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  • Freeman, Donald G.
  • Yerger, David B.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economics and Business.

Volume (Year): 53 (2001)
Issue (Month): 6 ()
Pages: 593-607

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jebusi:v:53:y:2001:i:6:p:593-607

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  1. Tunali, Çiǧdem Börke & Yilanci, Veli, 2010. "Are per capita incomes of MENA countries converging or diverging?," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 389(21), pages 4855-4862.
  2. Galanopoulos, Konstantinos & Lindberg, Emma & Surry, Yves R. & Mattas, Konstadinos, 2006. "Agricultural productivity growth in the Mediterranean and tests of convergence among countries," 98th Seminar, June 29-July 2, 2006, Chania, Crete, Greece 10101, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
  3. Mohamed Chaffai & Patrick Plane, 2011. "Total Factor Productivity of Tunisia's manufacturing sectors: measurement, determinants and convergence towards OECD countries," Working Papers halshs-00562642, HAL.
  4. Wong, Wei-Kang, 2006. "OECD convergence: A sectoral decomposition exercise," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 93(2), pages 210-214, November.

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