On Latitude and Affluence: The Equatorial Grand Canyon
Our objective is to "explain" per capita GDPs by the countries' latitude, using PPP-based data for 138 countries in 1985 (PPP = purchasing power parity). A simple approach is formulated which nevertheless accounts for as much as two-thirds of the variance of the per capita GDPs.
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Volume (Year): 20 (1995)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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