The present paper extends this analysis by applying it to the analysis of regional per capita income levels but also to that of within regions inequality and regional welfare levels. The empirical illustration uses Portuguese data on average earnings at the level of NUTS3.
Duarte, Simões and Sousa Andrade acknowledge the financial support of the FCT of the Portuguese Ministry of Science and Higher Education under the project PTDC/ECO/71326/2006, while Silber is thankful to the Adar Foundation of the Department of Economics at Bar-Ilan University for its financial support. They also thank an anonymous referee for his/her very valuable comments and suggestions.
Duarte, A.P.S., Silber, J., Andrade, J.S. and Simões, M.C.N. (2014), "On the Measurement of Regional Convergence in Inequality and Welfare", Economic Well-Being and Inequality: Papers from the Fifth ECINEQ Meeting (Research on Economic Inequality, Vol. 22), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 323-349. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1049-258520140000022010Download as .RIS
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