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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.


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

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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Location equilibrium with endogenous rent seeking

Magnus Wiberg.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Analysis of Collective Decision-making. 7829 words.

This article analyzes the location of manufacturing activities when regional policy is determined by endogenous rent seeking. Once lobbying for government transfers to regions is included...

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Mobile Capital, Variable Elasticity of Substitution, and Trade Liberalization

Ching-mu Chen and Dao-Zhi Zeng.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2018; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Market Structure and Pricing; International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 11477 words.


This article investigates the impact of trade liberalization on trade patterns, firm markups, and firm locations in a two-factor monopolistic...