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The spatial economy: Cities, regions, and international trade

Abstract:

Explores how a common approach that emphasizes the three-way interaction among increasing returns, transportation costs, and the movement of productive factors can be applied to a wide variety of issues in regional, urban, and international economics. Introduces the basic approach in the context of "regional" models in which "agriculture" is the primary sector and is immobile across locations but "manufacturing" is a sector that is subject to increasing returns and can move between regions an...

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Masahisa Fujita More by this author
Paul Krugman More by this author
Anthony J Venables More by this author
Publication date:
1999
URN:
uuid:b5aa81e2-8dba-4c2c-9085-9482b641518b
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:9453
Language:
English

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