Accounting for Cross-Country Income Differences with Public Capital
German Cubas ()
No 3410, Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) from Department of Economics - dECON
This paper offers new evidence on the sources of cross-country income differences by investigating the role public capital in development accounting. I explicitly measure private and public capital stocks, and I find large differences in both types of capital across countries. Moreover, differences in private capital are larger than the ones I find for total capital for the richest and poorest countries. The methodology I use implies a share of publica capital in output of at most 10%. My findings indicate that differences in capital stocks can not account for a substantial part of the observed dispersion in income across countries.
Keywords: Income differences; Public capital; Development Accounting. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: O11 O41 H41 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 36 pages
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-cis, nep-dev and nep-pbe
References: View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (2) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
http://cienciassociales.edu.uy/departamentodeecono ... 13/archivos/3410.pdf (application/pdf)
Our link check indicates that this URL is bad, the error code is: 404 Not Found (http://cienciassociales.edu.uy/departamentodeeconomia/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2013/archivos/3410.pdf [301 Moved Permanently]--> https://cienciassociales.edu.uy/departamentodeeconomia/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2013/archivos/3410.pdf)
Working Paper: Accounting for Cross-Country Income Differences with Public Capital (2010)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:ude:wpaper:3410
Access Statistics for this paper
More papers in Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) from Department of Economics - dECON Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Andrea Doneschi () and Romina Quagliotti ().