Martinho, Vítor João Pereira Domingues (2011): The importance of increasing returns to scale in the process of agglomeration in Portugal: A non linear empirical analysis.
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With this work we try to analyse the agglomeration process in the Portuguese regions, using the New Economic Geography models. In these models the base idea is that where has increasing returns to scale in the manufactured industry and low transport costs, there is agglomeration. Of referring, as summary conclusion, that with this work the existence of increasing returns to scale and low transport cost, in the Portuguese regions, was proven and as such the existence of agglomeration in Portugal.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The importance of increasing returns to scale in the process of agglomeration in Portugal: A non linear empirical analysis|
|English Title:||The importance of increasing returns to scale in the process of agglomeration in Portugal: A non linear empirical analysis|
|Keywords:||new economic geography; non linear models; Portuguese regions|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O18 - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables > C23 - Models with Panel Data; Longitudinal Data; Spatial Time Series
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R1 - General Regional Economics > R12 - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R4 - Transportation Systems > R41 - Transportation: Demand, Supply, and Congestion; Safety and Accidents; Transportation Noise
|Depositing User:||Vítor João Pereira Domingues Martinho|
|Date Deposited:||12. Jul 2011 22:14|
|Last Modified:||21. Feb 2013 11:26|
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