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Spatial Inequality, Migration and Economic Growth in Chile

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  • Raimundo Soto

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    (Instituto de Economía)

  • Arístides Torche

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    (Instituto de Economía)

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Between 1975 and 2000, annual per-capita GDP in Chile grew at 5%. Yet, regions did not benefit equally: poverty declined significantly in all regions but regional income inequality remained stagnant. We found that convergence in per-capita income and prod

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Article provided by Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. in its journal Cuadernos de Economía-Latin American Journal of Economics.

Volume (Year): 41 (2004)
Issue (Month): 124 ()
Pages: 401-424

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Handle: RePEc:ioe:cuadec:v:41:y:2004:i:124:p:401-424

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Keywords: Migration; economic growth; convergence; regional analysis;

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