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dc.contributor.authorDobson, Stephenen_NZ
dc.contributor.authorRamlogan, Carlynen_NZ
dc.contributor.authorStrobl, Ericen_NZ
dc.date.available2011-04-07T03:05:20Z
dc.date.copyright2003-03en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationDobson, S., Ramlogan, C., & Strobl, E. (2003). Why do rates of β-convergence differ? A meta-regression analysis (Economics Discussion Papers Series No. 302). University of Otago. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/874en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10523/874
dc.description.abstractThe 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 selective and informal. In contrast, meta-regression analysis provides a formal and objective review of the literature. It is shown that study design and methodology are important determinants of the reported convergence rate, especially in cross-national studies. There is also evidence of general misspecification in the literature.en_NZ
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dc.publisherUniversity of Otagoen_NZ
dc.relation.ispartofseriesEconomics Discussion Papers Seriesen_NZ
dc.relation.urihttp://www.business.otago.ac.nz/econ/research/discussionpapers/DP0302.pdfen_NZ
dc.subjectβ-convergenceen_NZ
dc.subjectmeta-regression analysisen_NZ
dc.subjectmodel misspecificationen_NZ
dc.subject.lcshHB Economic Theoryen_NZ
dc.titleWhy do rates of β-convergence differ? A meta-regression analysisen_NZ
dc.typeDiscussion Paperen_NZ
dc.description.versionUnpublisheden_NZ
otago.bitstream.pages29en_NZ
otago.date.accession2006-02-03en_NZ
otago.schoolEconomicsen_NZ
otago.openaccessOpen
otago.place.publicationDunedin, New Zealanden_NZ
dc.identifier.eprints236en_NZ
otago.school.eprintsEconomicsen_NZ
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