The Impact Of Automobile Production On The Growth Of Non-Farm Proprietor Densities In Alabama'S Counties
AbstractThis paper studies the impact of the auto industry on the growth of non-farm proprietor densities in Alabama¡¯s counties. Results show that automobile production in Alabama significantly increases non-farm proprietor in all counties. The impact of automobile production on the growth of non-farm proprietor densities in distressed black belt counties is greater than other counties. Then, appropriate policies to lure industrial development become very important to increase the self employment opportunity. There is significant spatial lag effects and spatial error effects between non-farm proprietor densities and per capita income.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Chung-Ang Unviersity, Department of Economics in its journal Journal Of Economic Development.
Volume (Year): 37 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
: Automobile Production; Non-Farm Proprietor Densities; Spatial Dependence; Generalized Spatial Three Stage Least Square; Generalized Method of Moments;
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- R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)
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