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**are assumed to generate a less equal income distribution because they produce concentrated rents. Regressions in table I support this hypothesis only mildly.
The effect has the right sign but is slight and with low statistical significance. When regional dummies are introduced statistical significance disappears, probably because of high correlation between primary export dependence and regional location.** |