Shahateet, Mohammed and AlTayyeb, Saud (2007): Regional consumption inequalities in Jordan: Empirical study. Published in: Dirasat, Administrative Sciences , Vol. 34, No. 1 (2007): pp. 200209.

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Abstract
The objective of this study is to test regional economic inequalities in Jordan. The methodology has been profoundly influenced by the statistical approach of Analyses Of Variance (ANOVA). This approach tests regional variations in consumption on governorates level. The Least Significant Difference (LSD) test for per capita expenditure is also employed to see where the regional differences occurred. Finally, the test of homogeneity of variances is applied. By examining the official data on per capita expenditure, this study provides evidence that regional inequalities had increased between 1997 and 2002, emphasizing that the fiveyears growth period following 1997 have not succeeded in decreasing the economic gap among different regions in Jordan. These results may guide economic policies decisionmakers to allocate more resources to certain governorates.
Item Type:  MPRA Paper 

Original Title:  Regional consumption inequalities in Jordan: Empirical study 
English Title:  Regional consumption inequalities in Jordan: Empirical study 
Language:  English 
Keywords:  Consumption Inequality, Income Inequality, Regional Allocation of Resources 
Subjects:  C  Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1  Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C12  Hypothesis Testing: General C  Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1  Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C13  Estimation: General C  Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C1  Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General > C15  Statistical Simulation Methods: General D  Microeconomics > D1  Household Behavior and Family Economics > D12  Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis 
Item ID:  57400 
Depositing User:  Dr Mohammed Shahateet 
Date Deposited:  18 Jul 2014 21:05 
Last Modified:  04 Oct 2019 17:17 
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