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Scale externalities in Korea

Henderson, Vernon, Lee, Todd and Lee, Yung Joon (2001) Scale externalities in Korea. Journal of Urban Economics, 49 (3). pp. 479-504. ISSN 0094-1190

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Identification Number: 10.1006/juec.2000.2202

Abstract

This paper estimates the nature and magnitude of scale externalities in a developing country, Korea, in the period 1983–1993. This is a period of rapid industry deconcentration from Seoul to other metro areas, providing a context where externalities are measured when local scale magnitudes are changing dramatically. The data allow us to examine the emerging degree of national industrial concentration in different industries, as related to their scale externality magnitudes. We also examine whether individual industries agglomerate in cities which have a comparative advantage for that industry.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00941...
Additional Information: © 2001 Academic Press
Divisions: Geography & Environment
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
JEL classification: R - Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics > R1 - General Regional Economics > R11 - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, and Changes
Sets: Departments > Geography and Environment
Collections > Economists Online
Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2013 09:07
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2019 00:31
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/52073

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