Diversity And Regional Economic Growth: Evidence From Us Counties
This study examines the relationship between economic growth and diversity for US counties over the period 1990-2007. The existing literature provides conflicting conclusions on the relationship between diversity and growth, based on theoretical arguments as well as empirical analysis. A conditional growth model is estimated through spatial econometric techniques which account for the role of location and spatial dependence in the regional economic growth process. The results suggest economic diversity has a positive impact on economic growth.
Volume (Year): 38 (2013)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
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