National and Regional Patterns of Convergence and Divergence
Edited by John Adams and Francesco Pigliaru
The pursuit of economic growth is at the top of every nation’s policy agenda at the end of the 20th century. This authoritative and comprehensive book goes beyond the narrowly-based convergence model of economic growth by considering global, national and regional patterns of growth from a comparative perspective.
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- Economic Growth and Change National and Regional Patterns of Convergence and Divergence
- Chapter 1: On the economic rise and decline of nations
- Chapter 2: Does sovereignty matter for economis growth? An analysis of growth rates between 1870 and 1950
- Chapter 3: Society, Politics, and Economic Development thirty years after
- Chapter 4: Openness, capital mobility and global convergence
- Chapter 5: R & D, technology and economic growth
- Chapter 6: Inequality in regional and state per capita incomes in the United States: how much convergence has taken place?
- Chapter 7: Per capita earnings inequality across regions and states in the United States: trends, sources determinants
- Chapter 8: European regional growth: do sectors matter?
- Chapter 9: European 'regional clubs': do they exist, and where are they heading? On economic and technological differences between European regions
- Chapter 10: Human capital and growth in the European regions: does allocation matter?
- Chapter 11: The European Union's regional development programmes: allocation of funds by basic macroeconomic indicators1
- Chapter 12: Growth and sectoral dynamics in the Italian regions
- Chapter 13: Will East Germany become a new Mezzogiorno?
- Chapter 14: Regional integration and public investment in Spain
- Chapter 15: An assessment of regional risk sharing in Italy and the United Kingdom
- Chapter 16: Economic growth and regional convergence in a sustainable space-economy
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