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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....

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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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...

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...

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.

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

A simple theory of industry location and residence choice

Rainald Borck, Michael Pflüger and Matthias Wrede.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2010; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 10272 words.

Trade and factor mobility allow for a separation of the location of production from the location of residences. We provide a simple general equilibrium model which endogenously determines...

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A synthesis of footloose-entrepreneur new economic geography models: when is agglomeration smooth and easily reversible?

Michael Pflüger and Jens Südekum.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2008; p ublished online December 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 5713 words.

Models of the new economic geography share a number of common conclusions, but also exhibit notable differences, in particular with respect to the shape of the location pattern. Some models...

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Tax competition, trade liberalization, and imperfect labour markets

Peter Egger and Tobias Seidel.

in Oxford Economic Papers

December 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Public Economics. 6154 words.

In this paper, we study the link between trade liberalization and imperfect labour markets for tax competition. We show that rigid labour markets increase the mobility of the tax base as...

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