Does PPP-adjusted data exaggerate the relative size of poor economies?
AbstractThough excellent for comparing living standards, conventional PPP-adjusted real income measures may be a poor basis for ranking economies by total size. They assign a far larger share of World output to poor countries than would a more relevant alternative based on valuing output using the equilibrium prices of an hypothetical world of full economic integration.
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Volume (Year): 8 (2001)
Issue (Month): 12 ()
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- Honohan, Patrick, 1998. "Does PPP-Adjusted Data Exaggerate the Relative Size of Poor Economies," CEPR Discussion Papers 1865, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
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- O47 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Measurement of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
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