Remoteness and Unbalanced Growth: Understanding Divergence Across Indian Districts

Published By: ICRIER on eSS | Published Date: September, 01 , 2013

The existing literature on Indian growth finds no evidence of convergence across states. This represents a puzzle given the relatively free flows of capital, labor and commodities across state borders. A new data set of district level income and socio-economic data is used to explore the hypotheses of conditional convergence, using distance as an indicator of internal geographical trade and migration costs. [ICRIER Working Paper 268].

Author(s): Samarjit Das, Chetan Ghate, Peter E. Robertson | Posted on: Nov 27, 2013 | Views(4034) | Download (616)


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