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Are big cities really the motor of UK regional economic growth?

Steve Fothergill and Donald Houston.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Planning and Policy; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Regional Government Analysis. 9011 words.

In the UK, the increasingly dominant assumption is that the big cities are the motor of regional economic growth. This city-centric view stands in marked contrast to the pre-2000 assumption...

China’s Pseudo-monetary Policy

Yongheng Deng, Randall Morck, Jing Wu and Bernard Yeung.

in Review of Finance

March 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit; Financial Regulation; Corporate Regulation; Development Planning and Policy; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location. 13490 words.

China’s monetary stimulation after the global financial crisis rapidly boosted its GDP. We argue that its efficacy derives from state control over its banking and corporate sectors. Beijing...

Coagglomeration of formal and informal industry: evidence from India

Megha Mukim.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 10399 words.

A large and growing informal sector is a major feature of developing countries. I analyze coagglomeration patterns between formal and informal manufacturing enterprises in India, and study...

Creative chaos? Globalization, agglomeration and the metropolis

Sam Cole.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Development Planning and Policy. 8769 words.

This article offers a formal macro-economic exposition of a creativity-driven metropolitan-region located within the global context of abundance of capital, demand, information, and...

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De-centering ‘spatial fix’—patterns of territorialization and regional technological dynamism of ICT hubs in China

Yu Zhou, Yifei Sun, Y. H. Dennis Wei and George C. S. Lin.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2011; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Economic Development. 0 words.

This article critically assesses Harvey’s ‘spatial fix’ thesis through systematically comparing the spatial patterns and dynamics of three key regions of China’s information and...

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Dynamics of innovation in a globalizing china: regional environment, inter-firm relations and firm attributes

Cassandra C. Wang and George C. S. Lin.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Economic Development. 9369 words.

Existing theoretical attempts to understand the dynamics of technological innovation have focused on the influence of regional environment and inter-firm relations. More recently, however,...

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The empirical performance of the NEG with reference to small areas

Bernard Fingleton.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development. 5490 words.

The New Economic Geography (NEG) has moved from being almost purely theoretical to now becoming a basis for empirical research. The question is, given its origins in international...

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The Impact of Clustering on Firm Innovation

Jan Ruffner and Andrin Spescha.

in CESifo Economic Studies

June 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location. 13563 words.

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Are firms in clusters more innovative and productive than firms operating in more isolated areas? This article combines two rich firm-level data sets...

Industrial Location in Developing Countries

Uwe Deichmann, Somik V. Lall, Stephen J. Redding and Anthony J. Venables.

in The World Bank Research Observer

January 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 9591 words.

Despite a diminishing role in industrial countries, the manufacturing sector continues to be an engine of economic growth in most developing countries. This article surveys the evidence on...

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Innovation in a creative production system: the case of design

Peter Sunley, Steven Pinch, Suzanne Reimer and James Macmillen.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Services; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 12298 words.

This article addresses the relatively neglected issue of variations in the degree of innovation and creativity within cultural production systems, paying particular attention to the design...

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Land Markets in Developing and Transition Economies: Impact of Liberalization and Implications for Future Reform

Klaus Deininger.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Economic Development. 3902 words.

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Local Context and Advanced Technology Use by Small, Independent Manufacturers in Rural Areas

David A. McGranahan.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Household Analysis. 0 words.

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Making geographical sense of the Greek austerity measures: compositional effects and long-run implications

Vassilis Monastiriotis.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 7912 words.

This paper examines the geographical impact of the recent austerity measures in Greece. Owing to compositional differences across regions, the horizontal measures are found to amplify...

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Manufacturing by design: the rise of regional intermediaries and the re-emergence of collective action

Jennifer Clark.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Planning and Policy; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Regional Government Analysis. 8575 words.

This article illustrates the role of regional intermediaries in the return of manufacturing to cities and the centre of policy debates. The article analyses how supply chain, labour market...

Mountains in a flat world: why proximity still matters for the location of economic activity

Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Riccardo Crescenzi.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 10385 words.

Thomas Friedman (2005, The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux) argues that the expansion of trade, the internationalization of...

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Rural Manufacturing on the Crest of the Wave: A Count Data Analysis of Technology Use

H. Frederick Gale.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 1998; p ublished online May 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Manufacturing. 0 words.

This study compares the extent of technology use by rural and urban manufacturing plants. Count data regression models explain technology use as a function of rural-urban indicator...

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Scale Economies and Cities

Indermit S. Gill and Chor-Ching Goh.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 9947 words.

This paper summarizes the policy-relevant insights of a generation of research on scale economies. Scale economies in production are of three types: internal economies associated with large...

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Technological relatedness and asymmetrical firm productivity gains under market reforms in China

Anthony Howell, Canfei He, Rudai Yang and Cindy Fan.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Economic Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location. 8466 words.

This article employs fixed effect quantile regression techniques to study the effects of technological relatedness on firm productivity and to investigate whether the size of those effects...

Turning the tide: prospects for an industrial renaissance in the North Staffordshire ceramics industrial district

Philip R. Tomlinson and J. Robert Branston.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Development Planning and Policy; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 10433 words.

Drawing upon the evolutionary geography literature, we analyse how the North Staffordshire ceramics industrial district has begun to reverse a phase of ‘long decline’ (1979–2008). Our...