A Reexamination of Output Convergence in the U.S. States: Toward Which Level(s) are they Converging?

@inproceedings{Choi2004ARO,
  title={A Reexamination of Output Convergence in the U.S. States: Toward Which Level(s) are they Converging?},
  author={Chi Young Choi},
  year={2004}
}
  • Chi Young Choi
  • Published 2004
  • Economics
  • This paper reexamines the issue of output convergence among the 48 states in the continental United States. Implementing multiple panel data techniques to state per capita output during the period 1929-2001 reveals little evidence of stochastic convergence in all 48 states, but some evidence among collections of states at the regional level. This observation may suggest that output convergence in the United States has proceeded among geographically neighboring states rather than among distant… CONTINUE READING

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