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The AAEA: Ever Growing and Changing Research Challenges

Alex McCalla, Emery Castle and Vernon Eidman.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; International Trade; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Agricultural Economics; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 14259 words.

The changing economic conditions over the past century, along with changes in technology and developments in economic theory and quantitative methods, helped shape the profession we...

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Accessing global value chains? The role of business–state relations in the private clothing industry in Vietnam

Lotte Thomsen.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography. 11419 words.

This article deals with the access to global markets via inclusion in global value chains for private clothing producers in Vietnam. It argues that ‘chain entry barriers’ are not only...

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Accessing remote knowledge—the roles of trade fairs, pipelines, crowdsourcing and listening posts

Peter Maskell.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 8737 words.

Work on clusters during the last few decades convincingly demonstrates enhanced opportunities for local growth and entrepreneurship, but external upstream knowledge linkages are often...

Accounting for Heterogeneity in Growth Incidence in Cameroon Using Recentered Influence Function Regression

B. Essama-Nssah, Saumik Paul and Léandre Bassolé.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economywide Country Studies; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Microeconomics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 9781 words.

This paper frames growth incidence analysis within the logic of social impact evaluation understood as an assessment of variations in individual and social outcomes attributable to shocks...

Accuracy and efficiency in simulating equilibrium land-use patterns for self-organizing cities

Xiaofang Dong and Stephen L. Ross.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 5631 words.

Lucas and Rossi-Hansberg (L&RH) (2002, Econometrica, 70: 1445–1476) and Fujita and Ogawa (F&O) (1982, Regional Science and Urban Economics, 12: 161–196, 1989, Environment and Planning A,...

Acquisition of European research funds and its effect on international scientific collaboration

Jarno Hoekman, Thomas Scherngell, Koen Frenken and Robert Tijssen.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 11692 words.

The Framework Programmes (FPs) funded by the European Commission support transnational research collaborations in order to make the European Research Area more competitive. Some have raised...

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Adding geography to the new economic geography: bridging the gap between theory and empirics

Maarten Bosker, Steven Brakman, Harry Garretsen and Marc Schramm.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 13338 words.

For reasons of analytical tractability, new economic geography (NEG) models treat geography in a very simple way, focusing on stylized ‘unidimensional’ geography structures (e.g. an...

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Addressing Local Fiscal Disparities

Tracy M. Gordon.

in The Oxford Handbook of Urban Economics and Planning

December 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 10184 words.

The United States is considered a highly decentralized country. More recently, American federalism has been in a state of flux. At the same time, decentralization has been on the rise...

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Adolescent neighborhood context and young adult economic outcomes for low-income African Americans and Latinos

George Galster, Anna Santiago, Jessica Lucero and Jackie Cutsinger.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2016; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Household Analysis; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location. 13731 words.

We quantify how young adult employment and educational outcomes for low-income African Americans and Latinos relate to their adolescent neighborhood conditions. Data come from surveys of...

Africa’s information revolution: technical regimes and production networks in South Africa and Tanzania

Christopher Foster.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography. 1238 words.

Africa’s Urbanization

M. Freire, S. Lall and D. Leipziger.

in The Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics: Context and Concepts

P ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 7711 words.

This chapter examines Africa’s urbanization and the challenges and opportunities it presents, with emphasis on what it will take to make African cities efficient, sustainable, and...

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The African Financial Development and Financial Inclusion Gaps

Franklin Allen, Elena Carletti, Robert Cull, Jun ‘QJ’ Qian, Lemma Senbet and Patricio Valenzuela.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 8314 words.

This paper investigates the African financial development and financial inclusion gaps relative to other peer developing countries. Using a set of variables related to financial development...

After crisis scenarios for Europe: alternative evolutions of structural adjustments

Roberta Capello and Andrea Caragliu.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 9925 words.

Structural adjustment in the European Union emerged as the result of the 7-year crisis, providing risks and opportunities to national and regional economies. The effects that these...

Age, seniority and labour costs: lessons from the Finnish IT revolution

Francesco Daveri and Mika Maliranta.

in Economic Policy

January 2007; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 22547 words.

The bad labour market performance of the workforce over 50 indicates that an aged workforce is often a burden for firms. Our paper seeks to investigate whether and why this is the case by...

Ageing and unused capacity in Europe: is there an early retirement trap?

Viola Angelini, Agar Brugiavini and Guglielmo Weber.

in Economic Policy

July 2009; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Financial Regulation; Health, Education, and Welfare; Labour and Demographic Economics; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 16832 words.

We address the issue of how early retirement may interact with limited use of financial markets in producing financial hardship later in life, when some risks (such as long-term care) are...

Agglomeration and growth: a dialogue between economists and geographers

Gilles Duranton and Michael Storper.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2006; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography. 3307 words.

This special issue contains papers by both economists and geographers on agglomeration and growth. In this introduction, we first provide a brief sketch of recent developments in the...

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Agglomeration by export destination: evidence from Spain

Roberto Ramos and Enrique Moral-Benito.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; International Trade; Production and Organizations. 11330 words.

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We use a dataset of Spanish exporters with rich spatial information to document the existence of agglomeration economies by export destination. More...

Agglomeration, clusters, and industrial policy

Max Nathan and Henry Overman.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Regulation and Industrial Policy. 11548 words.

This paper considers the appropriate spatial scale for industrial policy. Should policy focus on particular places, targeting clusters of firms that are spatially concentrated? Or should...

Agglomeration economies and industrial location: city-level evidence

Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2004; p ublished online November 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography. 0 words.

There is clear evidence that economic activity, in particular industrial activity, is unequally located in Spain. Further, the results from the analysis of single manufacturing sectors show...

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Agglomeration economies and productivity differences in US cities

David L. Rigby and Jürgen Essletzbichler.

in Journal of Economic Geography

October 2002; p ublished online October 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography. 0 words.

Plant‐level data from the Longitudinal Research Database of the US Bureau of the Census are employed to estimate the impact of agglomeration economies on industry productivity across US...

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