Friday, October 20, 2017

ECON 5505: Topic 1 continued: Globalization, economic divergence, and place-based policies

This coming week's Economist has a leader and briefing on what is causing regional divergence and what to do about it.

Here is the leader:

Here is the briefing:

As you will see, this relates very directly to the Chakravarty-Dehejia research on regional inequality, with the difference that the Economist is focussing on advanced rather than emerging economies.

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