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Economic geography and regional production structure

Davis, Donald R.

Economic geography and regional production structure

an empirical investigation

by Davis, Donald R.

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Free trade -- Econometric models.,
  • Economic geography -- Econometric models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDonald R. Davis, David E. Weinstein.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 6093, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 6093.
    ContributionsWeinstein, David E., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35, [12] p. :
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22405395M

      A means is put forward here, elevating the impracticable regional input-output method, to that of an operational planning technique. This development represents a system which facilitates the examination both of the economic structure of individual regions in reasonable detail, and of the regional structure of the state by: economic geography[‚ekə′nämik jē′ägrəfē] (geography) A branch of geography concerned with the relations of physical environment and economic conditions to the manufacture and distribution of commodities. Economic Geography (also economic and social geography), the social science that studies regularities, or patterns, in the location.

    economic geography model, the so-called ficore and peripheryflmodel of Krugman (a), and discusses other related theoretical models. Section 3 surveys the empirical evidence on the key theoretical predictions of new economic geography models. Section 4 discusses potential areas for further research and concludes. 2. Theoretical Literature.   The purpose of this book is to provide a guided tour through the theoretical foundations of spatial locations of firms and industries in an evolutionary economic framework. It addresses the issues of how a location of business in geographical space is selected Cited by:

    This book series serves as a broad platform for scientific contributions in the field of Economic Geography and its sub-disciplines. Economic Geography wants to explore Read more Show less. Production, Processing, Manufacturing & Chemistry. Muthu, S. S. (Ed). Economic Geography is a peer-reviewed academic journal published quarterly by Taylor & Francis on behalf of Clark journal was established in and is currently edited by James T. Murphy (Clark University), Jane Pollard (Newcastle University), Andrés Rodríguez-Pose (London School of Economics), and Henry Wai-chung Yeung (National University of Singapore).Discipline: Geography.


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