Fallacious convergence? Williamson’s real wage comparisons under scrutiny
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KeywordsConvergence; Real wages; Wage benchmark; Purchasing power parity; Catching up; International comparisons;
- N30 - Economic History - - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy - - - General, International, or Comparative
- F20 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - General
- J30 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - General
- O47 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Empirical Studies of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
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