Inequality and development: Evidence from semiparametric estimation with panel data
AbstractEvidences from nonparametric and semiparametric unbalanced panel data models with fixed effects show that Kuznet’s inverted-U relationship is confirmed when economic development reaches a threshold. The model tests justify semiparametric specification. The integrated net contribution of control variables to inequality reduction is significant.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 36418.
Date of creation: Dec 2011
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Publication status: Published in Economic Letters 113.3(2100): pp. 203-207
Kuznet’s inverted-U; Semiparametric model; Unbalanced panel data;
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- Zhou, Xianbo & Li, Kui-Wai, 2011. "Inequality and development: Evidence from semiparametric estimation with panel data," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 113(3), pages 203-207.
- O11 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
- C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
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- NEP-ALL-2012-02-20 (All new papers)
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