Martinho, Vítor João Pereira Domingues (2011): Agglomeration and interregional mobility of labor in Portugal.
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The aim of this paper is to analyze the relationship between inter-industry, intra-industry and inter-regional clustering and demand for labor by companies in Portugal. Is expected at the outset that there is more demand for work where the agglomeration is greater. It should be noted, as a summary conclusion, the results are consistent with the theoretical developments of the New Economic Geography, namely the demand for labor is greater where firms are better able to cluster that is where transport costs are lower and where there is a strong links "backward and forward" and strong economies of agglomeration.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Agglomeration and interregional mobility of labor in Portugal|
|English Title:||Agglomeration and interregional mobility of labor in Portugal|
|Keywords:||agglomeration; Portuguese regions; labor; interregional mobility|
|Subjects:||R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R3 - Real Estate Markets, Spatial Production Analysis, and Firm Location > R30 - General
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O18 - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis ; Housing ; Infrastructure
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R4 - Transportation Economics > R40 - General
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models ; Single Variables > C23 - Panel Data Models ; Spatio-temporal Models
|Depositing User:||Vítor João Pereira Domingues Martinho|
|Date Deposited:||12. Jul 2011 22:12|
|Last Modified:||25. Mar 2015 09:22|
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