Testing for Distributional Divergence in the Pillars of Global Sustainable Development
Associate Professor of Development Economics
My research interests focus on the integration of macroeconomics, spatial data science, and econometrics to understand and inform the process of sustainable development across subnational regions and countries.
Regional income convergence and conditioning factors in Turkey: Revisiting the role of spatial dependence and neighbor effects
Spatial dependence across provinces plays an important role in the formation of convergence clubs. The performance of geographical neighbors affects the probability of club membership through spillovers in capital accumulation and structural change.
Ugur Ursavas, Carlos Mendez
Divergence in learning outcomes is increasing over time. Institutional and learning spillovers are decisive for whether an EU Member State is on a high or low human capital trajectory.
Linda Glawe, Carlos Mendez
This paper evaluates social and economic convergence across 514 districts in Indonesia over the 2010-2018 period.
Cani Miranti, Carlos Mendez
This article studies the evolution of per-capita income disparities and spatial dependence across 77 provinces of Thailand over the period 1995–2017.
Katikar Tipayalai, Carlos Mendez
Economic and social disparities across subnational regions of South America: A spatial convergence approach
This paper studies the evolution of economic and social disparities across subnational regions in South America using simple spatial convergence models.
Carlos Mendez, Felipe Santos
We study sectoral productivity convergence in Japan through the input-output structure of the economy and its network representation.
Alvaro Dominguez, Felipe Santos, Carlos Mendez