Does labour productivity flow across industries: Estimation robust to cross sectional heterogeneity and cross sectional correlation

Byrne, J.P. and Vecchi, M. (2010) Does labour productivity flow across industries: Estimation robust to cross sectional heterogeneity and cross sectional correlation. Applied Economics Letters, 17(2), pp. 111-115. (doi:10.1080/13504850701719967)

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Abstract

We consider labour productivity convergence between the United States and the United Kingdom and France, using industry level data. We find evidence of panel heterogeneity, cross sectional correlation and weak evidence of productivity convergence at the industry level.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Byrne, Dr Joseph
Authors: Byrne, J.P., and Vecchi, M.
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
College/School:College of Social Sciences > Adam Smith Business School > Economics
Journal Name:Applied Economics Letters
ISSN:1350-4851
ISSN (Online):1466-4291

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