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Different ways of looking at old issues: a time-series approach to inequality and growth

  • Niko Gobbin
  • Glenn Rayp

In this article we propose an econometric approach that steers clear of parameter heterogeneity, omitted variable bias and endogeneity problems, from which suffers the econometric analysis of economic growth. We propose to investigate the relation between income inequality and economic growth in a cointegrated VAR setting and present an application to Belgium, US and Finland.

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Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Applied Economics.

Volume (Year): 40 (2008)
Issue (Month): 7 ()
Pages: 885-895

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