Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/206832
Authors: 
Young, Andrew T.
Higgins, Matthew J.
Levy, Daniel
Year of Publication: 
2013
Citation: 
[Journal:] Economics Letters [ISSN:] 0165-1765 [Volume:] 120 [Issue:] 2 [Pages:] 238-241
Abstract: 
We use US county-level data to estimate convergence rates for 22 individual states. We find significant heterogeneity. E.g., the California estimate is 19.9% and the New York estimate is 3.3%. Convergence rates are essentially uncorrelated with income levels.
Subjects: 
Economic Growth
Conditional Convergence
Heterogeneity
U.S. County Level Data
JEL: 
O40
O11
O18
O51
R11
H50
H70
Published Version’s DOI: 
Document Type: 
Article
Document Version: 
Accepted Manuscript (Postprint)

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