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Agglomeration and the adjustment of the spatial economy

Combes, Pierre Philippe, Duranton, Gilles and Overman, Henry G. ORCID: 0000-0002-3525-7629 (2005) Agglomeration and the adjustment of the spatial economy. Papers in Regional Science, 84 (3). pp. 311-349. ISSN 1056-8190

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Identification Number: 10.1111/j.1435-5957.2005.00038.x


We consider the literature on urban systems and New Economic Geography to examine questions concerning agglomeration and how areas respond to shocks to the economic environment. We first propose a diagrammatic framework to compare the two approaches. We then use this framework to study a number of extensions and to consider several policy relevant issues.

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Additional Information: © 2005 RSAI
Divisions: Geography & Environment
Spatial Economics Research Centre
Centre for Economic Performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD100 Land Use
JEL classification: R - Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics > R0 - General > R00 - General
R - Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics > R5 - Regional Government Analysis > R58 - Regional Development Policy
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2013 10:28
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 00:25

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