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JEL Classification: C22

A nonparametric analysis of income convergence across the US states

Publication Date
1999-December-01
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Department or Program
Abstract

In this paper I apply the nonparametric methods proposed by Quah to data on US state relative income levels. In contrast to Quah's results using cross-country data I find no evidence of polarization in the cross-state income distribution. The long-run...

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