Economic convergence across German regions in light of empirical findings

Abstract

This paper challenges the convergence hypothesis advanced by R. Barro and X. Sala-i-Martin as it is applied to explain the forces behind, patterns exhibited by and time line for German regional convergence. Exposed in some detail are the spurious neoclassical and marginalist assumptions, purporting that ‘automatic’ forces would indeed bring about a… (More)

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@inproceedings{Hall2006EconomicCA, title={Economic convergence across German regions in light of empirical findings}, author={John B. Hall and U. M. Ludwig}, year={2006} }