Publications

Using a novel dataset, we analysis the spatio-temporal dynamics of income per capita across 34 provinces and 514 districts in Indonesia …

By applying a non-linear dynamic factor model, this article tests the club convergence hypothesis using a novel dataset of income at …

This book introduces a modern framework to study the cross-country convergence dynamics of labor productivity and its proximate …

This paper studies regional convergence and spatial dependence of homicides and personal injuries in Colombia. In particular, through …

Across ASEAN regions, almost 60 percent of the differences in GDP per capita can be predicted by a luminosity-based measure of GDP. …

Except for aggregate efficiency, we reject the hypothesis that all provinces would eventually converge to a common steady-state path in …

Relative to the US, labor productivity of the median country has been mostly stagnant, while cross-country disparities have drastically …

Results from the distributional convergence approach indicate the existence of two local convergence clusters within the overall and …

The paper incorporates some recent developments from the unsupervised machine learning literature to re-evaluate the cross-country …

The paper evaluates the input–output structure of Japan through the lens of a community-detection algorithm from network theory. …

While the LP framework shows relatively less mobility, two convergence clusters in the transition stage, and a bumpy distribution in …

The formation of multiple clusters of convergence is a salient feature of inequality reduction in human development. In the long run, …

An increasing tendency toward convergence that is driven by both slower forward mobility of the less developed regions and faster …

Physical capital accumulation has been constrained by high volatility in investment per worker, low marginal product of capital, and …

A clear pattern of regional divergence for the period 1988-2000. In contrast, the 2000-2014 period points to a much more complex …

Cross-country productivity disparities rapidly increased in the 1980s, slowed down in the next decade, and stabilized in the mid-2000s. …

It is not the lack of productive factors, but the way in which they are utilized and allocated across sectors what holds down the …

Why are some countries much more prosperous than others? This book argues that differences in average labor productivity, patterns of …

Differences in welfare-adjusted development are larger than those predicted by per-capita GDP. Differences in labor productivity …