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Diversifying external linkages: the exercise of Irish economic sovereignty in long-term perspective

Frank Barry.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; International Relations and International Political Economy; Regional and Urban Economic History. 7249 words.

Political independence is usually associated with an attempt to reduce economic dependency on the former dominant or colonial power. For most of the early period since Irish independence...

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Foreign banks’ attraction to the financial centre Frankfurt—an inverted ‘U’-shaped relationship

Michael H. Grote.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2008; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Regional and Urban Economic History. 8946 words.

This article traces the location of foreign banks in Germany from 1949 to 2006. As suggested by New Economic Geography models, we find an inverted ‘U’-shaped concentration of foreign banks...

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How streetcars shaped suburbanization: a Granger causality analysis of land use and transit in the Twin Cities

Feng Xie and David Levinson.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2010; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transportation Systems; Household Analysis; Regional and Urban Economic History. 7190 words.

This article presents a Granger causality analysis of the coupled development of population and streetcars in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St Paul Historic residence and network data...

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Making sense of the manufacturing belt: determinants of U.S. industrial location, 1880–1920

Alexander Klein and Nicholas Crafts.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Regional and Urban Economic History. 14410 words.

This article investigates industrial location in the USA around the turn of the 20th century using a model which subsumes both market-potential and factor-endowment arguments. The results...

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Path-dependence and change in an old industrial area: the case of Taranto, Italy

Lidia Greco and Mariadele Di Fabbio.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Regional and Urban Economic History; Economic Development; Regional Government Analysis. 10379 words.

The article aims to contribute to the debate on path-dependence by providing qualitative evidence on the case of the steel area of Taranto (Italy), which is still host to the largest steel...

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Portage and Path Dependence

Hoyt Bleakley and Jeffrey Lin.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Regional and Urban Economic History. 19953 words.

Many cities in North America formed at obstacles to water navigation, where continued transport required overland hauling or portage. Portage sites attracted commerce and supporting...

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Public Utility Ownership in 19th-Century America: The “Aberrant” Case of Water

Scott E. Masten.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

October 2011; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Energy and Utilities; Regional and Urban Economic History; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise. 21076 words.

Unlike other public utilities, most water in the United States is supplied by publicly owned and operated waterworks. The predominance of the public sector in the supply of water was not...

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Securitization across borders: organizational mimicry in Islamic finance

David Bassens, Ewald Engelen, Ben Derudder and Frank Witlox.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2013; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Investment Banking; History of Financial Markets and Institutions; International Financial Markets; Economics; Regional and Urban Economic History. 9335 words.

This article discusses the case of securitization in Islamic finance to tease out what is universal and what is specific about this technique. To do this, the article frames the spatial...

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Soft budget constraints and regional industrial policy: reinterpreting the rise and fall of DeLorean

Graham Brownlow.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic History; Regional and Urban Economic History; Development Planning and Policy. 10299 words.

The rise and fall of DeLorean Motor Cars Limited has traditionally been interpreted as either the result either of John DeLorean’s psychological flaws or as confirming the supposed...

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