Title: Convergence clubs in the European Union
Authors: Joachim Schnurbus - University of Passau (Germany) [presenting]
Harry Haupt - University of Passau (Germany)
Willi Semmler - New School for Social Research (United States)
Abstract: Growth convergence for countries of the European Union and the Euro-area is analyzed. Employing a recent approach to data-drivenly determine the club-membership of the countries, we find considerable variation in club composition over countries and time.