Social and institutional factors as determinants of economic growth: Evidence from the United States counties

@article{Rupasingha2002SocialAI,
  title={Social and institutional factors as determinants of economic growth: Evidence from the United States counties},
  author={Anil Rupasingha and S. Goetz and D. Freshwater},
  journal={Papers in Regional Science},
  year={2002},
  volume={81},
  pages={139-155}
}
  • Anil Rupasingha, S. Goetz, D. Freshwater
  • Published 2002
  • Economics
  • Papers in Regional Science
  • Abstract. In the search for explanations of persistent differences in economic growth rates, the conditional convergence growth model has introduced the possibility of incorporating a wide set of factors as determinants of growth. Controlling for spatial dependence, we assess the contribution of differences in social and institutional variables on growth rates of per capita income for counties in the United States. The empirical results indicate that, ceteris paribus, social and institutio… CONTINUE READING
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