Social inequalities and long run regional economic growth in Spain

Authors

  • Rafael Domínguez Martín Universidad de Cantabria

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1344/rhi.v0i22.19448

Keywords:

Inequality and Economic Growth, Regional Economics, Agrarian Reform, Human Capital

Abstract

This article aplies the most relevant conclusions of the international debate about the effects of social inequality on economic growth to the historical case of Spanish regions. In the first part, a survey of the influence of income, wealth and human capital inequalities on economic growth is placed. In the second part, the possible channels through which social inequalities conditioned long run growth of regional GDP per capita in Spain are explored. The essay concludes with some brief comments on future research lines.

Published

2017-07-17

Issue

Section

Articles