Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login to save this article or follow this journal

Reassessing cross-regional convergence in Italy through distribution dynamics

Contents:

Author Info

  • Silvia DAL BIANCO

    ()
    (Universita' di Pavia)

Registered author(s):

    Abstract

    I employ distribution dynamics techniques to assess labor productivity convergence across;Italian regions in the period 1980-2003. In particular, I investigate four different convergence hypotheses, namely: absolute, conditional, neoclassical and technological. Consistently with the majority of the literature, I find supportive evidence of only technological conditional convergence. Thus, I conclude that the North-South labor productivity gap may be closed in the long run if structural differences are evened out and if technological diffusion towards laggard regions actually takes place.

    Download Info

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
    File URL: http://www.mulino.it/rivisteweb/scheda_articolo.php?id_articolo=35765
    Download Restriction: download restricted to subscribers, see http://www.mulino.it for details

    As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.

    Bibliographic Info

    Article provided by SIE - Societa' Italiana degli Economisti (I) in its journal Rivista Italiana degli Economisti.

    Volume (Year): 16 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 3 (December)
    Pages: 431-476

    as in new window
    Handle: RePEc:rie:review:v:16:y:2011:i:3:n:3

    Contact details of provider:
    Postal: Piazzale Martelli, 8, 60121 Ancona (Italy)
    Email:
    Web page: http://www.siecon.org
    More information through EDIRC

    Order Information:
    Web: http://www.mulino.it/edizioni/riviste/scheda_rivista.php?issn=1593-8662

    Related research

    Keywords: distribution dynamics; italian regions; neoclassical and technological convergee;

    Find related papers by JEL classification:

    References

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    Citations

    Lists

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:rie:review:v:16:y:2011:i:3:n:3. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (SIE).

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.