• Convergence in developing countries: evidence from panel unit root tests 

    Dobson, Stephen; Goddard, John; Ramlogan, Carlyn
    Dynamic panel unit root tests are used to investigate the convergence hypothesis for a sample of developing countries. The data are real per capita GDP for the period 1960-95, covering 80 countries grouped into three broadly ...
  • Cross-country growth and convergence: a semi-parametric analysis 

    Dobson, Stephen; Ramlogan, Carlyn; Strobl, Eric
    This paper shows that convergence occurs among countries with very low and very high initial incomes, indicating that convergence clubs characterize the cross-country growth process. The results provide evidence for ...
  • Why do rates of β-convergence differ? A meta-regression analysis 

    Dobson, Stephen; Ramlogan, Carlyn; Strobl, Eric
    The empirical convergence literature reports many different estimates of β-convergence. Narrative reviews of the convergence literature suggest possible reasons for the variation in β across studies, but such reviews are ...