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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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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...

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,...

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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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....

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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Long-Range Growth: Economic Development in the Global Network of Air Links

Filipe Campante and David Yanagizawa-Drott.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

August 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Transportation Systems. 24398 words.

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We study the impact of international long-distance flights on the global spatial allocation of economic activity. To identify causal effects, we...

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...

Producer Benefits from Input Market and Trade Liberalization: The Case of Fertilizer in China

Fangbin Qiao, Bryan Lohmar, Jikun Huang, Scott Rozelle and Linxiu Zhang.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 3018 words.

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Regional Agreements and Welfare in the South: When Scale Economies in Transport Matter

Céline Carrère.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Development; Transportation Systems. 8487 words.

By taking into account scale economies in transport, this paper challenges the accepted pessimistic view that regional preferential trade agreements (PTAs) between developing countries are...

Regional Economic Integration in Africa: A Review of Problems and Prospects with a Case Study of COMESA

Alemayehu Geda and Haile Kebret.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2008; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Regional Government Analysis; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 12443 words.

Major issues of regional economic integration in Africa could be grouped into two interrelated broad areas: issues of implementation and the limitation of insight form both the theoretical...

Trade and Cities

Cem Karayalcin and Hakan Yilmazkuday.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2015; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 8935 words.

Many developing countries display remarkably high degrees of urban concentration that are incommensurate with their levels of urbanization. The cost of excessively high levels of urban...

Trade Integration, Market Size, and Industrialization: Evidence from China's National Trunk Highway System

Benjamin Faber.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 11171 words.

Large-scale transport infrastructure investments connect both large metropolitan centres of production as well as small peripheral regions. Are the resulting trade cost reductions a force...

Trade Reform, Household Effects, and Poverty in Rural China

Jikun Huang, Ninghui Li and Scott Rozelle.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions; Economic Development. 4896 words.

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