This paper suggests decomposing the β coefficient of a β-convergence analysis into three components, two of them checking whether there was σ-convergence and whether "pure mobility" was pro-poor. It appears that during the 1983-1995 period growth in Israel was pro-poor.
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The authors gratefully acknowledge financial support from the Adar Foundation of the Department of Economics at Bar-Ilan University.
- Galton's fallacy
- Pro-poor growth