This paper examines 60 years of regional income inequality dynamics across the states of Mexico. Drawing on recent developments in exploratory spatial data analysis (ESDA) we examine the role of spatial clustering and heterogeneity in the evolution of regional inequality. We pay particular attention to the choice of the regionalization scheme that has been applied in previous work and we suggest a number of new approaches to evaluate the sensitivity of inferential conclusions to this choice.We also investigate if temporal shifts in equality are reflected in the NAFTA era.
- Regional inequality
- Spatial effects
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Geography, Planning and Development
- Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
- Statistics, Probability and Uncertainty
- Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)