Essays about: "Sigma convergence"

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  1. 1. Increasingly unequal? Convergence of real wages in the EU

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Daniel Edin; [2018]
    Keywords : real wage convergence; sigma convergence; beta convergence; european union; time-series convergence; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The European union has taken steps to remove obstacles for labor mobility and per neoclassical economic theory this should lead to an equalisation of the real wages through an increase in labor mobility. Real wages is an important indicator of welfare and the equalisation process is called convergence by economists. READ MORE

  2. 2. Convergence in Income Per Capita in the EMU Regions: An empirical investigation of sigma and beta convergence

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Sofie Sandström; [2013]
    Keywords : Regional Convergence; European Regions; Economic growth; Cross-Section Regression; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : There are large differences in income level and growth across the members of the European and Monetary Union, and the differences are even larger at a regional level. As integration intensifies an important question is whether the disparities in terms of per capita incomes will diminish. READ MORE

  3. 3. 21st Century Market Integration in China: An Analysis Based on The Average Wages of Urban Units at Provincial Level

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Mingyang Guo; [2013]
    Keywords : Key words: China; Wages; Urban units; Market integration; Regional disparities; Government policies; Sigma convergence; Beta convergence; Correlation coefficient; Convergence.; Business and Economics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Abstract: China is a huge country which had experienced economic booms since the last thirty years, while the country had become one of the world’s largest economies, its internal disorders arising from growing disparities between regions had become one of the important impediments for further growth and causes for social instability. At such stake, attentions were paid by the government around 2000 to encourage market integration. READ MORE

  4. 4. Economic Growth and Provincial Market Integration in China

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Kawing Leung; [2012]
    Keywords : China; provinces; wages; prices; sigma convergence; beta convergence; correlation coefficient; market integration; economic growth; inequality; Business and Economics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In this paper, using Chinese provincial sector data, I examine the market integration between provinces in China both in wages and different prices of commodity. I use the beta convergence, sigma convergence and the correlation coefficient to determine the degree of market integration and analyze how the wages and prices have differed over time for the period 1986 to 2011. READ MORE

  5. 5. An empirical study of regional convergence, inequality, and spatial dependence in the enlarged European Union

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : John Källström; [2012]
    Keywords : regional income inequality; beta-convergence; sigma-convergence; spatial econometrics; exploratory spatial data analysis; spatial dependence; European Union; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with regional convergence and the spatial dynamics of regional incomes in the enlarged EU. The aim is to build on prior work in the field, to investigate convergence dynamics of regions in the newest EU member states and to look at the importance of country and spatial effects in the convergence process. READ MORE