Growth, inequality and politics revisited: A developing-country case

Arsenio M. Balisacan*, Nobuhiko Fuwa

*Corresponding author for this work

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Key issues in the empirical study on growth are addressed using provincial data in the Philippines.We find a high rate of absolute convergence, a positive relationship between inequality and growth, and a positive relationship between political competitiveness and growth.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-58
Number of pages6
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Apr 1
Externally publishedYes


  • Convergence
  • Economic growth
  • Inequality and growth
  • Politics and growth
  • The Philippines

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Finance


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