Table 1: Exportation, capital, and labor annual percentage growth rates and the increase of human capital (yrs) over the study period (1995 through 2006).

StateVariablesVariables
State

Acre8.855.247.350.04Rio Grande do Norte10.715.491.851.93
Amazonas17.877.395.511.36Sergipe8.315.062.471.89
Amapá3.37−6.495.901.69Distrito Federal16.805.903.351.77
Pará7.183.718.130.85Goiás15.585.792.492.25
Rondônia15.339.736.150.13Mato Grosso do Sul7.766.272.211.98
Roraima8.885.067.861.06Mato Grosso17.159.012.351.81
Tocantins54.219.842.892.49Espírito Santo5.283.632.322.05
Alagoas1.090.461.721.37Minas Gerais6.011.842.241.98
Bahia8.333.621.512.30Rio de Janeiro12.15−0.211.851.50
Ceará6.203.352.162.45São Paulo6.672.512.201.97
Piauí−5.117.741.761.85Paraná6.434.871.852.14
Paraíba5.236.491.591.56Rio Grande do Sul4.685.081.211.52
Pernambuco0.392.511.732.00Santa Catarina4.604.762.112.13
Maranhão5.632.081.292.14

aAnnual percentage growth rates of , , and were obtained as follows: , where is the growth rate and is the time; bvalues for human capital ( ) represent the change of level of the average for this variable, that is, .