The Role of the Interprovincial Transfers in the B-Convergence Process. Further Empirical Evidence for CanadaAbstract: Based on the approach of Timljonavich and Vogelsang (2002), I present empirical evidence of the role of the federal transfers on the B-convergence process in Canadian provinces. Using information on personal income for the period 1926-1999, the principal conclusion is that the interprovincial transfers were not determinant or decisive to the attainment of deterministic convergence in the Canadian provinces. Their role have been to accelerate the convergence process, particularly in poorer provinces
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B-Convergence; Regional per capita Income; Trend Functions; Serial Correlation; I(0) and I(1) Process.;
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