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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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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...

Agglomeration, Growth and Regional Equity: An Analysis of Agriculture- versus Urban-led Development in Uganda

Paul Dorosh and James Thurlow.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regional Government Analysis; General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium; Economic Development. 8698 words.

Traditional development models focus on the sector rather than location of growth. Advocates of agriculture-led strategies emphasise agriculture's strong growth linkages and potential to...

Agricultural Price Policy, Employment, and Migration in a Diversified Rural Economy: A Village-Town CGE Analysis from Mexico

J. Edward Taylor, Antonio Yunez-Naude and George Dyer.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1999; p ublished online August 1999 .

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

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The Agricultural Productivity Gap

Douglas Gollin, David Lagakos and Michael E. Waugh.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 17899 words.

According to national accounts data, value added per worker is much higher in the nonagricultural sector than in agriculture in the typical country, particularly in developing countries....

Airport cities and metropolitan labor markets: an extension and response to Cidell

Stephen J. Appold.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transport; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 10305 words.

Using Census 2000 CTPP tract-level data for the 51 largest U.S. metropolitan areas, airport cities—agglomerations of employment anchored by airports—are placed in the context of...

Amenities and spatial talent distribution: evidence from the Chinese IT industry

Huasheng Song, Min Zhang and Ruqu Wang.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 8714 words.

Provincial-level data from the Chinese IT industry from 2003 to 2011 is used to investigate how amenities affect the distribution of workers’ locations. We find spatial autocorrelation...

Are Chinese Cities Too Small?

Chun-Chung Au and J. Vernon Henderson.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2006; p ublished online July 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 15130 words.

This paper models and estimates net urban agglomeration economies for cities. Economic models of cities postulate an inverted U shape of real income per worker against city employment,...

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The asymmetrical impact of the economic crisis on unemployment and welfare in Greek urban economies

Theodosios Palaskas, Yannis Psycharis, Antonis Rovolis and Chrysostomos Stoforos.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Regional Government Analysis; Economic Development. 14687 words.

The article analyses the impact of the ongoing economic crisis on Greek urban economies. Utilizing a dataset of socio-economic, demographic and policy variables at the municipal level and...

At the origin of the industrial district: Alfred Marshall and the Cambridge school

Fiorenza Belussi and Katia Caldari.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 11418 words.

This paper investigates the origin and evolution of the concept of the industrial district. The idea of industrial district is quite widespread in modern industrial economics and in...

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Can Nature Drive Economic Growth?

Kate Fuller, Mahri Monson, Jennifer Ward and Leah Greden Mathews.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 3917 words.

The conditions that lead to successful economic development are diverse and place sensitive. Recent research supports the notion that there is a correlation between the presence of natural...

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A Century of Research on Rural Development and Regional Issues

Elena G. Irwin, Andrew M. Isserman, Maureen Kilkenny and Mark D. Partridge.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regional Government Analysis; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 18020 words.

Rural North America has undergone a major economic transformation over the past century due to labor-saving technological progress, reductions in transport costs, and rising household...

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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...

Coevolution and coordination: a systemic analysis of the Taiwanese information technology industry

Chuan-Kai Lee and Annalee Saxenian.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2008; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Methodology; Economic Development. 10939 words.

The ‘evolutionary turn’ in economic geography has led to increasing emphasis on coevolution among technologies, organizations and territories. The weakness of this approach, however, is a...

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CommentaryThe revenge of the places that don’t matter (and what to do about it)

Andrés Rodríguez-Pose.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 10200 words.

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Persistent poverty, economic decay and lack of opportunities are at the root of considerable discontent in declining and lagging-behind areas the...

Complexity thinking and evolutionary economic geography

Ron Martin and Peter Sunley.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Methodology; Economic Development. 14346 words.

Thus far, most of the work towards the construction of an evolutionary economic geography has drawn upon a particular version of evolutionary economics, namely the Nelson-Winter framework,...

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The contribution of universities to innovation and economic development: in what sense a regional problem?

Dominic Power and Anders Malmberg.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Regional Government Analysis; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 7182 words.

To explore the contradictions and problems apparent in contemporary policy towards universities, this article reviews two parallel but related debates: the debate about competitive and...

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The creation of knowledge: local building, global accessing and economic development—toward an agenda

Harald Bathelt and Patrick Cohendet.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 6692 words.

This article argues that local knowledge building and global (nonlocal) knowledge-accessing practices in economic development are intrinsically interwoven. They generate fundamental...

Creatives after the crash

Betsy Donald, Meric S. Gertler and Peter Tyler.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regional Government Analysis; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 9609 words.

We examine recent evidence concerning the fate of creative workers since the economic crash of 2007–2008. There is some consensus that the creative economy is an important economic driver...

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Critical interventions into the corporate smart city

Robert G. Hollands.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis; Economic Sociology. 9638 words.

Driven by the profit motive of global high-technology companies, in collusion with the trend towards city governance being wedded to a competitive form of ‘urban entrepreneurialism’, has...

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