Does Bilateral Trade Lead To Income Convergence? Panel Evidence
AbstractThrough panel-data regressions, we found that both per capita income level and growth turn out to converge when the trade intensity ratio increases between the countries. Geographical proximity and language similarities also turn out to be associated with convergence in both income level and growth.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Chung-Ang Unviersity, Department of Economics in its journal Journal Of Economic Development.
Volume (Year): 34 (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 (June)
Trade; Convergence; Distance; Language;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
- F43 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Economic Growth of Open Economies
- O40 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - General
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