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

Disuguaglianza e crescita: un’analisi empirica applicata all’esperienza recente delle regioni italiane

Contents:

Author Info

  • Carluccio BIANCHI

    (Universita' di Parma)

  • Mario MENEGATTI

    (Universita' di Piacenza)

Abstract

This paper examines the relationship between inequality and growth in the Italian regions in the period 1990-2004. Our results support the conjecture, formulated by the most recent economic theory, that greater inequality in the distribution of personal incomes reduces real growth. Furthermore, a detailed examination of the possible influence mechanisms of inequality on growth shows that both the credit rationing and the social instability channel are relevant in explaining the empirical evidence considered. Our analysis ultimately suggests that a decrease in income inequality in the Southern regions, achieved through adequate redistributive policies in the area, might contribute to reducing the lag in the economic development of the Mezzogiorno.

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://riss.vitaepensiero.it/scheda-articolo_digital/carluccio-bianchi-mario-menegatti/disuguaglianza-e-crescita-unanalisi-empirica-applicata-allesperienza-recente-delle-regioni-italiane-000518_2006_0004_0525-150861.html
Download Restriction: Yes

Bibliographic Info

Article provided by Vita e Pensiero, Pubblicazioni dell'Universita' Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in its journal Rivista Internazionale di Scienze Sociali.

Volume (Year): 114 (2006)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
Pages: 525-543

as in new window
Handle: RePEc:vep:journl:y:2006:v:114:i:4:p:525-543

Contact details of provider:

Related research

Keywords: inequality; growth; distribution of income; Italian regions;

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:vep:journl:y:2006:v:114:i:4:p:525-543. 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: (Vep - Vita e Pensiero).

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.