Using time series data on per capita income of Gujarat, we look for the presence of structural breaks in the relative per capita Income series to see if any of the significant break dates in the series correspond to Narendra Modi's tenure as Chief Minister of Gujarat. We fail to find any Modi effect in per capita income of Gujarat. We also find that the per capita income of Gujarat, albeit impressive, does not drift too far from the per capita income of India.
|Number of pages||8|
|Publication status||Published - 29 Sep 2016|