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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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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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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...

Are The Poverty Effects of Trade Policies Invisible?

Monika Verma, Thomas W. Hertel and Ernesto Valenzuela.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; International Trade; Welfare and Poverty; Agricultural Economics; Household Analysis. 8255 words.

Beginning with the WTO's Doha Development Agenda and establishment of the Millennium Development Goal of reducing poverty by 50 percent by 2015, poverty impacts of trade reforms have become...

Chinese Firms' Entry to Export Markets: The Role of Foreign Export Spillovers

Florian Mayneris and Sandra Poncet.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2015; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 10550 words.

In this paper, the effect of proximity to multinational exporters on the creation of new export linkages (the extensive margin of trade) is debated. Using panel data from Chinese customs...

Does Access to Foreign Markets Shape Internal Migration? Evidence from Brazil

Laura Hering and Rodrigo Paillacar.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Labour and Demographic Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 10304 words.

This paper investigates how internal migration is affected by Brazil's increased integration into the world economy. We analyze the impact of regional differences in access to foreign...

Endogenous transport prices and trade imbalances

Olaf Jonkeren, Erhan Demirel, Jos van Ommeren and Piet Rietveld.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2011; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transport; International Trade; Production and Organizations; Transportation Systems; Market Structure and Pricing. 8694 words.

According to economic theory, imbalances in trade flows affect transport prices, because (some) carriers have to return without cargo from the low-demand region to the high-demand region....

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Export-market dynamics and firm-level productivity: evidence for UK tradable sectors

Richard Harris and Qian Cher Li.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; International Trade; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Production and Organizations. 8587 words.

This study empirically assesses the microeconomic productivity impact associated with export-market transitions, providing the first analysis for the whole tradable economy for the UK....

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Farther on down the Road: Transport Costs, Trade and Urban Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Adam Storeygard.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Transportation Systems. 17963 words.

This article investigates the role of intercity transport costs in determining the income of sub-Saharan African cities. In particular, focusing on fifteen countries whose largest city is a...

Firm location and the determinants of exporting in low- and middle-income countries

Thomas Farole and Deborah Winkler.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2014; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 10436 words.

Using a cross-section of more than 35,000 manufacturing and services firms in 76 low- and middle-income countries, we assess how firm location determines the likelihood of exporting....

Geographic market access and the effects of trade on length of production run, product diversity and plant scale of Canadian manufacturing plants, 1974–1999

John R. Baldwin, W. Mark Brown and Wulong Gu.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2012; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location. 13596 words.

While much attention has been paid to the effects of trade liberalization at the national scale, relatively little attention has been give to whether these effects vary across regions. This...

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Geography, trade and regional development: the role of wage costs, exchange rates and currency/capital movements

Michael Dunford, Weidong Liu, Zhigao Liu and Godfrey Yeung.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; International Finance. 9873 words.

Existing theories of geographical specialization and trade can be classified into four groups: supply-side; demand-side; endogenous growth and institutional models. In the recent past,...

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Globalization and local profiles of economic growth and industrial change

Wolfgang Dauth and Jens Suedekum.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; International Trade. 11063 words.

The aggregate German economy is characterized by a secular decline of manufacturing and a rise of modern service industries. This trend of structural change is not uniform across space,...

A gravity equation for commuting with an application to estimating regional border effects in Belgium

Damiaan Persyn and Wouter Torfs.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 8489 words.

This article derives a gravity equation for commuting and uses it to identify the effect of regional borders on commuting. We build on the seminal trade paper by Anderson and Van Wincoop...

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Gravity, market potential and economic development

Keith Head and Thierry Mayer.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 5640 words.

This article provides evidence on the long-term impact of market potential on economic development. It derives from the New Economic Geography literature a structural estimation where the...

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Household Migration Decisions as Survival Strategy: The Case of Burkina Faso

Adama Konseiga.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2007; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Household Analysis. 10022 words.

This article examines the motivations behind the important migration from Burkina Faso to Cote d'Ivoire, the economic pole in the West African Economic and Monetary Union. This article uses...

The Impact of Regional and Sectoral Productivity Changes on the U.S. Economy

Lorenzo Caliendo, Fernando Parro, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg and Pierre-Daniel Sarte.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economywide Country Studies; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 28295 words.

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We study the impact of intersectoral and interregional trade linkages in propagating disaggregated productivity changes to the rest of the economy....

International trade and wage inequality in Canada

Sébastien Breau and David L. Rigby.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2010; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Welfare Economics; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Household Analysis. 13996 words.

We investigate the impact of international trade on wages and on wage inequality across industries and regions in Canada. An employer–employee dataset is developed combining individual...

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Is geographical economics imperializing economic geography?

Uskali Mäki and Caterina Marchionni.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2011; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; General Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Methodology. 10065 words.

Geographical economics (also known as the ‘new economic geography’) is an approach developed within economics dealing with space and geography, issues previously neglected by the mainstream...

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Knowledge spillovers, black holes and the equilibrium location of vertically linked industries

Sylvain Barde.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2010; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 10241 words.

Using a generalized version of the Venables (1996, International Economic Review, 37: 341–359) model, this article explores the relative locations of two vertically linked sectors with...

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