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Economic Liberalization and External Shocks. The Hypothesis of Convergence for the Mexican States, 1994-2015

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  • Fonseca Felipe J.
  • Llamosas-Rosas Irving
  • Rangel González Erick

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We study the convergence hypothesis for Mexican states during the period 1994-2015 considering the impact not only of NAFTA but also of other external shocks, such as China's entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001 and the global financial crisis of 2008. Using econometric panel data models, with no fixed effects to avoid small sample bias, and following the methodology developed by Barro (2012), the main results indicate: i) presence of absolute divergence, consistent with a sigma divergence process, particularly in the period after the outbreak of the global crisis of 2008; and ii) a process weakening in conditional convergence across the sub-periods analyzed.

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  • Fonseca Felipe J. & Llamosas-Rosas Irving & Rangel González Erick, 2018. "Economic Liberalization and External Shocks. The Hypothesis of Convergence for the Mexican States, 1994-2015," Working Papers 2018-27, Banco de México.
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    Keywords

    Regional Economic Growth; Convergence; Panel Data;

    JEL classification:

    • R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models

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