Income Convergence and Growth in Alabama: Evidence from Sub-county Level Data

1980 and 2000 Census Block Group (CBG) data were used to examine income convergence in all Alabama counties vis-à-vis Alabama’s Black Belt and Northwest regions. Though all three models demonstrated conditional income convergence, CBGs with smaller initial populations, smaller changes in African-American or dependent age populations had higher income changes.


Issue Date:
2009
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/46713
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/46713
Total Pages:
28




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