Montañés, Antonio and Olmos, Lorena (2013): Do the Spanish regions converge? A unit root analysis for the HDI of the Spanish regions.

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Abstract
This paper analyses to what extent the Spanish regions have undergone a process of convergence since 1980. The application of unit root techniques to the data of the Human Development Index allow us to show that the evolution of the Spanish economy can be understood as a sum of divergent forces, while the per capita GDP offers much more evidence in favour of convergence. These insights encourage the use of different economic measures when studying stochastic convergence.
Item Type:  MPRA Paper 

Original Title:  Do the Spanish regions converge? A unit root analysis for the HDI of the Spanish regions 
Language:  English 
Keywords:  Unit Roots; Structural Breaks; Stochastic Convergence; HDI; 
Subjects:  C  Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2  Single Equation Models ; Single Variables > C22  TimeSeries Models ; Dynamic Quantile Regressions ; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models ; Diffusion Processes E  Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E4  Money and Interest Rates > E43  Interest Rates: Determination, Term Structure, and Effects 
Item ID:  47633 
Depositing User:  Lorena Olmos 
Date Deposited:  17 Jun 2013 19:46 
Last Modified:  12 Oct 2016 23:48 
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