Liew, Venus Khim-Sen and Ahmad, Yusuf (2006): Income convergence? Evidence of non-linearity in the East Asian Economies: A comment.
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This study demonstrates the usefulness of Kapetanois et al. (2003) test in differentiating the two stages of income convergence—long run convergence and catching up. A re-examination of the “Four Asian Dragons” economies, in which their income differentials with respect to Japan have been identified as non-linear stationary in Liew and Lim (2005), reveals that the economy of Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore are catching up, while Taiwan has yet to catch up, with the Japan economy.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Income convergence? Evidence of non-linearity in the East Asian Economies: A comment|
|Keywords:||Income convergence; catching up; long run convergence; East Asia; non-linear unit root test|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F4 - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance > F43 - Economic Growth of Open Economies
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models ; Multiple Variables > C32 - Time-Series Models ; Dynamic Quantile Regressions ; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models ; Diffusion Processes ; State Space Models
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity > O40 - General
|Depositing User:||Venus Khim-Sen Liew|
|Date Deposited:||19. Oct 2006|
|Last Modified:||01. Mar 2015 06:39|
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