Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/95996
Authors: 
Young, Andrew T.
Higgins, Matthew J.
Levy, Daniel
Year of Publication: 
2013
Series/Report no.: 
Working Papers, Bar-Ilan University, Department of Economics 2013-04
Abstract: 
We use U.S. county-level data to estimate convergence rates for 22 individual states. We find significant heterogeneity. E.g., the California estimate is 19.9 percent and the New York estimate is 3.3 percent. 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
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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