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L'approccio Kaldor-Verdoorn: una verifica empirica per il Centro-Nord e il Mezzogiorno d'Italia (anni 1951-2006)

  • Ferdinando Ofria

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    (Università degli Studi di Messina)

This study empirically investigates the Kaldor-Verdoorn Law for the Agriculture, Constructions, Industry (narrowly-defined) and Marketable Services sectors of the Centre-North and Southern parts of Italy. Differently from previous studies about the Italian economy, this paper considers the Agriculture and Constructions sectors, both for the Centre-North and the South of Italy. Moreover, the Law is tested using data over a very long time-period (1951- 2006), also including recent years. The results confirm the explanatory power of the Law, in particular for the Industry of both areas.

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Article provided by SIPI Spa in its journal Rivista di Politica Economica.

Volume (Year): (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 (January-March)
Pages: 179-207

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