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Timeliness and Agglomeration.

Abstract:

An important element of the cost of distance is time taken in delivering final and intermediate goods. We argue that time costs are qualitatively different from direct monetary costs such as freight charges. The difference arises because of uncertainty. Unsynchronised deliveries can disrupt production, and delivery time can force producers to order components before demand and cost uncertainties are resolved. Using several related models we show that this generates a hitherto unexplored mecha...

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Journal:
Journal of Urban Economics More from this journal
Volume:
59
Publication date:
2006-01-01
ISSN:
0094-1190
Language:
English
UUID:
uuid:ccc57785-bc30-4b3e-a829-cf00b6d0d713
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:11083
Deposit date:
2011-08-16

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