The Long Run Industrial Growth of Veracruz State, 1955-2008

  title={The Long Run Industrial Growth of Veracruz State, 1955-2008},
  author={G. Brock},
  journal={Emerging Markets Economics: Industrial Policy \& Regulation eJournal},
  • G. Brock
  • Published 2014
  • Economics
  • Emerging Markets Economics: Industrial Policy & Regulation eJournal
Purpose - – Has the Mexican inter-regional growth and convergence experience also occurred within single regions? Using the important southern region of Veracruz, the purpose of this paper is to examine this question over a 48-year period within a single Mexican state. Design/methodology/approach - – Growth is examined using a standard two input stochastic production function (SPF) that creates a measure of technical efficiency. Convergence is measured using a convergence equation from the… Expand
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