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A polarization-cohesion perspective on cross-country convergence

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  • Gordon Anderson

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  • Oliver Linton

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  • Teng Leo

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Economic Growth.

Volume (Year): 17 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 49-69

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jecgro:v:17:y:2012:i:1:p:49-69

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Keywords: Polarization; Convergence; Overlap measure; Trapezoid measure; C14; I32; O47;

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  1. Breinlich, Holger & Ottaviano, Gianmarco I.P. & Temple, Jonathan R.W., 2014. "Regional Growth and Regional Decline," Handbook of Economic Growth, in: Handbook of Economic Growth, edition 1, volume 2, chapter 4, pages 683-779 Elsevier.

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