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Income, Mortality, and Literacy Distribution Dynamics Across States in Mexico: 1940-2000

  • Rodrigo García Verdú

This paper analyzes the dynamics of the distributions of per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP), the infant mortality rate, and the adult literacy rate across states in Mexico between 1994 and 2000. It analyzes the hypothesis of convergence to a common l

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Article provided by Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. in its journal Cuadernos de Economía-Latin American Journal of Economics.

Volume (Year): 42 (2005)
Issue (Month): 125 ()
Pages: 165-192

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Handle: RePEc:ioe:cuadec:v:42:y:2005:i:125:p:165-192
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