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APPENDIX A 1

 

LIST OF COUNTRIES USED IN REGRESSIONS

(Years in parentheses)

 

 

Single Observation

 

Australia (68), Bahrain (70), Barbados (70), Burma (58), Chad (58), Chile (68), Cyprus (66), Dahomey (59), Denmark (68),~Dominican Republic (69), Ecuador (70), Egypt (65), El Salvador (69), Fiji (68), Finland (62), Gabon (68), Greece (58), Guatemala (66), Guyana (55), Honduras (68), Iraq (56), Ivory Coast (70), Jamaica (58), Kenya (69), Lebanon (55), Libya (62), Malagasy Republic (60), Malawi (69), Nepal (76), Puerto Rico (63), Rhodesia (68), Senegal (60), Sierra Leone (69), South Africa (65), South Vietnam (64), Spain (65), Sudan (63), Surinam (62), Thailand (70), Tunisia (70), Turkey (68), Uganda (70), Uruguay (67), Zambia (59).

Two Observations

 

Argentina (61; 70*), Brazil (60*; 70), Canada (61; 65), Colombia (62; 70), Costa Rica (61; 71), Czechoslovakia (59; 64), France (56; 62), East Germany (67;70), West Germany (68; 70), Hungary (67; 69), Indonesia (71; 76), Iran (59; 68), Israel (57; 69), Korea (66; 70), Mexico (63; 69), New Zealand (68; 71), Norway (57; 63), Peru (61; 70), Poland (56; 64), Sri Lanka (53; 70), Tanzania (67; 69), Trinidad (71; 76), United Kingdom (60; 68), Venezuela (62; 71).

Three Observations

 

Bangladesh (60; 64; 67), Bulgaria (57; 60; 62), Mali (58; 68; 70), Netherlands (52; 62; 69), Panama (60; 69; 72), Singapore (66*; 72*; 75*), Sweden (54; 63; 70), United States (60; 66; 72), Yugoslavia (63; 68; 78).

Four Observations

Japan (62; 68; 72*; 75*), Philippines (56; 61; 65; 71), Taiwan (53;60;64; 72), Hong Kong (57; 66; 71; 76).

Five Observations

India (55;60;65;68; 76), Pakistan (63;67;69;70;71).

* Observations for the share of the poorest 40 percent missing.

 

APPENDIX A 2

 

SOURCES FOR DATA

 

Chow, Steven C., and Gustav F. Papanek, “Laissez-Faire, Growth and Equity: Hong Kong”, in Economic Journal, June 1981, for country No.80.

Government of Singapore. Yearbook of Statistics, Singapore. Various years for country No. 81.

Jain, Shail. Size Distribution of Income. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. 1975. For data on Gini coefficients, share of poorest 40 percent in income for countries Nos. I through 75.

Pakistan. Finance Division. Economic Adviser’s Wing. Pakistan Economic Survey 1969, 1965, 1971 for data on GNP, share of exports in GNP for countries Nos. 76 and 77.

Papanek, Gustav F. “Methodology and Statistical Appendix to Real Wages, Growth, Inflation, Income Distribution and Politics in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Indonesia’ (1978), Center for Asian Development Studies Discussion Paper No. 5, Boston University, for share of poorest 40 percent for countries Nos.

76 through 79.

World Bank. IBRD World Tables, 1971, World Development Report, 1979, 1980, World Tables, 1980, for all other data.

 

 

 

 

 

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