TITLE

Economic Growth and Convergence of Regions and States: 1983 to 2005

AUTHOR(S)
Nissan, Edward; Carter, George
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
American Business Review;Jan2001, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the economic growth and convergence of regions and states. Calculation of gross domestic product per capita; Factors affecting the economic growth; Comparison between the economic performance of regions and states; Trend toward convergence of regions and states.
ACCESSION #
4084115

 

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