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Cross-country income convergence revisited

  • Barseghyan, Levon
  • DiCecio, Riccardo

We reassess convergence of income across countries and its determinants. The ergodic distribution of output per worker features multiple modes. In contrast to previous findings, productivity in the long run is unimodal. The long-run distribution of human capital is multimodal.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 113 (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
Pages: 244-247

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:113:y:2011:i:3:p:244-247
DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2011.07.006
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