Liew, Venus Khim-Sen and Ahmad, Yusuf (2006): Income convergence: fresh evidence from the Nordic countries.
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Using the recently developed linearity test and non-linear unit root test, this study shows that the income gaps of Finland, Norway and Sweden with respect to Denmark are non-linear but stationary with no significant trend effect, implying the Nordic countries have already attained steady state of income equality, a state beyond catching up as identified earlier in Oxley and Greasley (1999). This fresh evidence strengthens the finding of Nordic Convergence Club by these authors.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Universiti Malaysia Sabah|
|Original Title:||Income convergence: fresh evidence from the Nordic countries|
|Keywords:||Income Convergence; Nordic Countries; Nonlinear; Linearity; Catching Up; Long-run convergence|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O10 - General
F - International Economics > F4 - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance > F43 - Economic Growth of Open Economies
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1 - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C12 - Hypothesis Testing: General
|Depositing User:||Venus Khim-Sen Liew|
|Date Deposited:||20. Jun 2007|
|Last Modified:||15. Mar 2015 05:38|
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