EconStor >
Universität Kassel >
Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Universität Kassel >
Volkswirtschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge, Universität Kassel >

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:

Full metadata record

DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorEckey, Hans-Friedrichen_US
dc.contributor.authorKosfeld, Reinholden_US
dc.contributor.authorTürck, Matthiasen_US
dc.description.abstractThe convergence of German regions represents a politically explosive question. Different studies examined convergence processes of Germany. We derive equations to estimate the convergence speed on basis of a Solow model, to which human capital is added. The geographically weighted regression permits a detailed analysis of convergence processes, which has not been conducted for Germany so far yet. We estimate a separate speed of convergence for every region, which results from the local coefficients of the regression equations. The application of this procedure to German labour market regions shows that regions move with a different speed towards their steady state level. The half lives are substantially longer in the manufacturing sector than in the service sector. One model even yields tendencies towards divergence of some peripheral regions.en_US
dc.publisherUniv., Fachbereich Wirtschaftswiss. Kasselen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesVolkswirtschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge 76en_US
dc.subject.keywordRegional Convergenceen_US
dc.subject.keywordSpatial Econometricsen_US
dc.subject.keywordGeographically Weighted Regressionen_US
dc.subject.stwRegionaler Arbeitsmarkten_US
dc.titleRegional convergence in Germany: a geographically weighted regression approachen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
Appears in Collections:Volkswirtschaftliche Diskussionsbeiträge, Universität Kassel

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat
500353646.pdf2.98 MBAdobe PDF
No. of Downloads: Counter Stats
Show simple item record
Download bibliographical data as: BibTeX

Items in EconStor are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.