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Measuring Economic Growth from Outer Space: A Comment

Marcus Berliant () and Adam Weiss

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: We examine spatial econometric issues arising from the model specification in Henderson, Storeygard and Weil (2012), that uses night light data to proxy for missing or unreliable GDP growth data.

Keywords: GDP; Night light data; Spatial autocorrelation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C21 C23 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-ecm, nep-fdg, nep-geo and nep-ure
Date: 2013-06-01
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