IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/bdr/ensayo/v22y2004i45p222-268.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Gasto público y convergencia regional en Colombia

Author

Listed:
  • Laura Ardila Rueda

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to find if there is empirical evidence that supports the convergence hypothesis in per capita income among Colombian departments. The statistical techniques used allow the analysis of departmental income distribution dynamics and the effect that public consumption and public investment have on it. The results show that the 1985-1996 period was characterized by a high persistence in the distribution of income per capita among departments and that public expenditure, specially investment, has affected the relative position of some departments but not the whole distribution dynamics.

Suggested Citation

  • Laura Ardila Rueda, 2004. "Gasto público y convergencia regional en Colombia," Revista ESPE - Ensayos sobre Política Económica, Banco de la Republica de Colombia, vol. 22(45), pages 222-268, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:bdr:ensayo:v:22:y:2004:i:45:p:222-268
    DOI: 10.32468/Espe.4506
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: https://doi.org/10.32468/Espe.4506
    Download Restriction: no

    File URL: https://libkey.io/10.32468/Espe.4506?utm_source=ideas
    LibKey link: if access is restricted and if your library uses this service, LibKey will redirect you to where you can use your library subscription to access this item
    ---><---

    Other versions of this item:

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Bonet-Morón, Jaime Alfredo & Meisel-Roca, Adolfo, 2001. "La convergencia regional en Colombia : una visión de largo plazo, 1926-1995," Chapters, in: Meisel-Roca, Adolfo (ed.), Regiones, ciudades y crecimiento económico en Colombia, chapter 1, pages 11-56, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
    2. Persson, Torsten & Tabellini, Guido, 2002. "Political economics and public finance," Handbook of Public Economics, in: A. J. Auerbach & M. Feldstein (ed.), Handbook of Public Economics, edition 1, volume 3, chapter 24, pages 1549-1659, Elsevier.
    3. Sala-i-Martin, Xavier X., 1996. "Regional cohesion: Evidence and theories of regional growth and convergence," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 40(6), pages 1325-1352, June.
    4. Krugman, Paul & Elizondo, Raul Livas, 1996. "Trade policy and the Third World metropolis," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 49(1), pages 137-150, April.
    5. Quah, Danny T, 1996. "Twin Peaks: Growth and Convergence in Models of Distribution Dynamics," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 106(437), pages 1045-1055, July.
    6. Steven N. Durlauf, 1993. "Nonergodic Economic Growth," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 60(2), pages 349-366.
    7. Bernard, Andrew B. & Durlauf, Steven N., 1996. "Interpreting tests of the convergence hypothesis," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 71(1-2), pages 161-173.
    8. Quah, Danny, 1997. "Empirics for growth and distribution," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 2138, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    9. Quah, Danny, 1996. "Twin peaks : growth and convergence in models of distribution dynamics," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 2278, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    10. Bonet-Morón, Jaime Alfredo, 2007. "Desequilibrios regionales en la política de descentralización en Colombia," Chapters, in: Fernández, Manuel & Guerra-Curvelo, Weildler & Meisel-Roca, Adolfo (ed.), Políticas para reducir las desigualdades regionales en Colombia, chapter 3, pages 44-81, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
    11. Sebastián Acevedo, 2003. "Convergencia y crecimiento económico en Colombia 1980-2000," Revista Ecos de Economía, Universidad EAFIT, October.
    12. Laura Ardila Rueda, 2004. "Gasto público y convergencia regional en Colombia," Revista ESPE - Ensayos sobre Política Económica, Banco de la Republica de Colombia, vol. 22(45), pages 222-268, June.
    13. Ricardo Rocha & Alejandro Vivas, 1998. "Crecimiento regional en Colombia: ¿Persiste la desigualdad?," Revista de Economía del Rosario, Universidad del Rosario, January.
    14. Ana María Iregui & Jorge Ramos & Luz Amparo Saavedra, 2001. "Análisis de la Descentralización Fiscal en Colombia," Borradores de Economia 175, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
    15. Cristina Fernández M., 1998. "Agglomeration and Trade: The Case of Colombia," Revista ESPE - Ensayos sobre Política Económica, Banco de la Republica de Colombia, vol. 17(33), pages 85-123, June.
    16. Birchenall Jiménez Javier Arturo, 1997. "Convergencia regional: una revisión del caso colombiano," Revista Desarrollo y Sociedad, Universidad de los Andes - CEDE, September.
    17. Boris Salazar Trujillo, 1994. "Fábula y Trama en el Relato de la Convergencia," Documentos de Trabajo - CIDSE 004009, Universidad del Valle - CIDSE.
    18. Adolfo Meisel, 1993. "¿Polarización o convergancia? A propósito de Cárdenas, Pontón y Trujillo," Coyuntura Económica, Fedesarrollo, vol. 23(2), pages 153-160, July.
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Jhonny Moncada Mesa & David Hincapié Vélez, 2013. "Convergencia en calidad de vida en Medellín 2004-2011. Un análisis espacial no paramétrico," Revista ESPE - Ensayos Sobre Política Económica, Banco de la República - ESPE, vol. 31(70), pages 268-314, July.
    2. Vicente Royuela & Gustavo Adolfo Garc�a, 2015. "Economic and Social Convergence in Colombia," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 49(2), pages 219-239, February.
    3. Jesús Peiró-Palomino & William Orlando Prieto-Bustos & Emili Tortosa-Ausina, 2020. "Weighted convergence in Colombian departments: The role of geography and demography," Working Papers 2020/01, Economics Department, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón (Spain).
    4. Jaime Bonet & Jorge Alvis, 2007. "Bases para un fondo de compensación regional en Colombia," Documentos de Trabajo Sobre Economía Regional y Urbana 004313, Banco de la República - Economía Regional.
    5. Henry Antonio Mendoza Tolosa & Daniela Galindo Moren & Brian Alexander Vargas González, 2013. "Impacto del gasto público en la dinámica económica regional," Documentos de Trabajo U-Católica 012399, Universidad Católica de Colombia.
    6. Henry Antonio Mendoza Tolosa & Carlos Andrés Yanes Guerra, 2014. "Impacto del gasto público en la dinámica económica regional," Revista Finanzas y Politica Economica, Universidad Católica de Colombia, vol. 6(1), pages 23-41, April.
    7. Carolina Gómez Cuenca, 2006. "CONVERGENCIA REGIONAL EN COLOMBIA: un enfoque en los Agregados Monetarios y en el Sector Exportador," Ensayos Sobre Economía Regional (ESER) 002201, Banco de la República - Economía Regional.
    8. Eduardo A. Haddad & Luis A. Galvis & Inácio F. Araújo-Junior & Vinicius A.Vale, 2018. "Impact Assessment of Scenarios of Interregional Transfers in Colombia," Documentos de Trabajo Sobre Economía Regional y Urbana 016767, Banco de la República - Economía Regional.
    9. Laura Ardila Rueda, 2004. "Gasto público y convergencia regional en Colombia," Revista ESPE - Ensayos sobre Política Económica, Banco de la Republica de Colombia, vol. 22(45), pages 222-268, June.
    10. Boris Branisa & Adriana Cardozo, 2009. "Revisiting the Regional Growth Convergence Debate in Colombia Using Income Indicators," Ibero America Institute for Econ. Research (IAI) Discussion Papers 194, Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research, revised 21 Aug 2009.
    11. Bonet, Jaime & Meisel, Adolfo, 2009. "Regional economic disparities in Colombia," INVESTIGACIONES REGIONALES - Journal of REGIONAL RESEARCH, Asociación Española de Ciencia Regional, issue 14, pages 61-80.

    Most related items

    These are the items that most often cite the same works as this one and are cited by the same works as this one.
    1. Bonet, Jaime & Meisel, Adolfo, 2009. "Regional economic disparities in Colombia," INVESTIGACIONES REGIONALES - Journal of REGIONAL RESEARCH, Asociación Española de Ciencia Regional, issue 14, pages 61-80.
    2. Jaime Bonet, 2003. "Colombian regions: Competitive or complementary?," Revista de Economía del Rosario, Universidad del Rosario, June.
    3. Vicente Royuela & Gustavo Adolfo Garc�a, 2015. "Economic and Social Convergence in Colombia," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 49(2), pages 219-239, February.
    4. Luis Armando Galvis-Aponte & Wendy Galvis-Larios & Lucas Wilfried Hahn-De-Castro, 2017. "Una revisión de los estudios de convergencia regional en Colombia," Documentos de Trabajo Sobre Economía Regional y Urbana 015914, Banco de la República - Economía Regional.
    5. Jaime Bonet, 2006. "Fiscal decentralization and regional income disparities: evidence from the Colombian experience," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 40(3), pages 661-676, August.
    6. Bonet-Morón, Jaime Alfredo & Meisel-Roca, Adolfo, 2001. "La convergencia regional en Colombia : una visión de largo plazo, 1926-1995," Chapters, in: Meisel-Roca, Adolfo (ed.), Regiones, ciudades y crecimiento económico en Colombia, chapter 1, pages 11-56, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
    7. Jesús Peiró-Palomino & William Orlando Prieto-Bustos & Emili Tortosa-Ausina, 2020. "Weighted convergence in Colombian departments: The role of geography and demography," Working Papers 2020/01, Economics Department, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón (Spain).
    8. Cem Ertur & Julie Le Gallo & Catherine Baumont, 2006. "The European Regional Convergence Process, 1980-1995: Do Spatial Regimes and Spatial Dependence Matter?," International Regional Science Review, , vol. 29(1), pages 3-34, January.
    9. Carolina Gómez Cuenca, 2006. "CONVERGENCIA REGIONAL EN COLOMBIA: un enfoque en los Agregados Monetarios y en el Sector Exportador," Ensayos Sobre Economía Regional (ESER) 002201, Banco de la República - Economía Regional.
    10. Carlos Humberto Ortiz & José Ignacio Uribe & Érika Raquel Badillo, 2009. "Segmentación inter e intrarregional en el mercado laboral urbano de Colombia, 2001-2006," Revista ESPE - Ensayos Sobre Política Económica, Banco de la República - ESPE, vol. 27(58), pages 194-231, August.
    11. López, Jesús. & Acevedo-Villalobos, María Cecilia., 2013. "El acceso a los mercados y la disparidad del ingreso en los departamentos colombianos," El Trimestre Económico, Fondo de Cultura Económica, vol. 0(320), pages 869-901, octubre-d.
    12. Diego Ismael León Nieto & Héctor Fabio Ríos Hernández, 2013. "Convergencia regional en el índice de desarrollo humano en Colombia," Revista Equidad y Desarrollo, Universidad de la Salle, October.
    13. Azomahou, Theophile & Diene, Mbaye, 2012. "Income polarization and innovation: Evidence from African economies," MERIT Working Papers 2012-048, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
    14. Park, Seonyoung & Shin, Donggyun, 2020. "Recent Changes in the Nature of Distribution Dynamics of US County Incomes," Working Paper Series 8075, Victoria University of Wellington, School of Economics and Finance.
    15. Cristina Brasili & Luciano Gutierrez, 2004. "Regional convergence across European Union," Development and Comp Systems 0402002, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    16. Leone Leonida & Leone Leonida & Daniel Montolio, 2003. "Public Capital, Growth and Convergence in Spain. A Counterfactual Density Estimation Approach," Working Papers 2003/3, Institut d'Economia de Barcelona (IEB).
    17. Daniel J. Henderson & Christopher F. Parmeter & R. Robert Russell, 2008. "Modes, weighted modes, and calibrated modes: evidence of clustering using modality tests," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 23(5), pages 607-638.
    18. Sulekha Hembram & Souparna Maji & Sushil Kr. Haldar, 2019. "Club Convergence among the Major Indian States During 1982–2014: Does Investment in Human Capital Matter?," South Asia Economic Journal, Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka, vol. 20(2), pages 184-204, September.
    19. Nicholas Apergis & Christina Christou & Stephen Miller, 2012. "Convergence patterns in financial development: evidence from club convergence," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 43(3), pages 1011-1040, December.
    20. Cheong, Tsun Se & Wu, Yanrui, 2018. "Convergence and transitional dynamics of China's industrial output: A county-level study using a new framework of distribution dynamics analysis," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 125-138.

    More about this item

    Keywords

    public expenditures; convergence; distribution;
    All these keywords.

    JEL classification:

    • H72 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Budget and Expenditures
    • O18 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
    • R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:bdr:ensayo:v:22:y:2004:i:45:p:222-268. 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: . General contact details of provider: https://edirc.repec.org/data/brcgvco.html .

    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 CitEc recognized a bibliographic reference but did not link an item in RePEc 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 RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: Clorith Angélica Bahos Olivera (email available below). General contact details of provider: https://edirc.repec.org/data/brcgvco.html .

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.