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https://doi.org/10.17535/crorr.2016.0021

Income disparities and convergence across regions of Central Europe

Michaela Chocholatá ; Department of Operations Research and Econometrics, University of Economics in Bratislava, Dolnozemská cesta 1, 852 35 Bratislava, Slovakia
Andrea Furková ; Department of Operations Research and Econometrics, University of Economics in Bratislava, Dolnozemská cesta 1, 852 35 Bratislava, Slovakia

Puni tekst: engleski, pdf (545 KB) str. 303-318 preuzimanja: 356* citiraj
APA 6th Edition
Chocholatá, M. i Furková, A. (2016). Income disparities and convergence across regions of Central Europe. Croatian Operational Research Review, 7 (2), 303-318. https://doi.org/10.17535/crorr.2016.0021
MLA 8th Edition
Chocholatá, Michaela i Andrea Furková. "Income disparities and convergence across regions of Central Europe." Croatian Operational Research Review, vol. 7, br. 2, 2016, str. 303-318. https://doi.org/10.17535/crorr.2016.0021. Citirano 22.01.2021.
Chicago 17th Edition
Chocholatá, Michaela i Andrea Furková. "Income disparities and convergence across regions of Central Europe." Croatian Operational Research Review 7, br. 2 (2016): 303-318. https://doi.org/10.17535/crorr.2016.0021
Harvard
Chocholatá, M., i Furková, A. (2016). 'Income disparities and convergence across regions of Central Europe', Croatian Operational Research Review, 7(2), str. 303-318. https://doi.org/10.17535/crorr.2016.0021
Vancouver
Chocholatá M, Furková A. Income disparities and convergence across regions of Central Europe. Croatian Operational Research Review [Internet]. 2016 [pristupljeno 22.01.2021.];7(2):303-318. https://doi.org/10.17535/crorr.2016.0021
IEEE
M. Chocholatá i A. Furková, "Income disparities and convergence across regions of Central Europe", Croatian Operational Research Review, vol.7, br. 2, str. 303-318, 2016. [Online]. https://doi.org/10.17535/crorr.2016.0021

Sažetak
This paper deals with the analysis of regional income disparities of the net disposable income of households (in Euro per inhabitant) across the regions of Central Europe (Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary and Germany) during the period 2000-2013. The analysis deals with the 82 NUTS 2 (Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics) regions and is based on the concept of sigma-convergence, beta-convergence and growth-volatility relationship. Preliminary analysis concentrating on mapping of the analysed indicators is followed by consideration of the region’s location supported by the results of spatial autocorrelation testing. The sigma-convergence analysis reveals the persistence of disparities in the net disposable income of households in the period 2000-2013 both at the national and subnational level. Although the results of spatial analysis have proved the existence of spatial dependence, following the classical approach, the beta-convergence concept is tested with the use of both non-spatial and spatial models. The potentially different convergence characteristics of Visegrad 4 countries’ (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary) regions and regions of Austria and Germany as well as the examination of the possible relationship between the regional growth and volatility are also taken into account in the econometric convergence modelling.

Ključne riječi
net disposable income of households; sigma-convergence; beta-convergence; volatility; spatial econometrics

Hrčak ID: 174209

URI
https://hrcak.srce.hr/174209

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