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Regional Growth and Convergence: Heterogenous reaction versus interaction in spatial econometric approaches

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  • Cem Ertur

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    (LEO - Laboratoire d'économie d'Orleans - CNRS : UMR6221 - Université d'Orléans)

  • Julie Le Gallo

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    (CRESE - Centre de REcherche sur les Stratégies Economiques - Université de Franche-Comté)

Abstract

This paper presents various approaches dealing with heterogeneous reaction combined with interaction between neighboring units of observation developed in the spatial econometric literature, in the framework of cross-sectional models, and applied to the study of growth and convergence processes. We present the main econometric specifications capturing discrete or continuous spatial heterogeneity: the spatial regimes model and the locally linear, geographically weighted regression (GWR). We then examine how these specifications can be extended to further allow for spatial autocorrelation.

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Keywords: spatial econometrics; heterogeneity; spatial autocorrelation;

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