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A non linear model of the new economic geography for Portugal. Another perspective

Martinho, Vítor João Pereira Domingues (2011): A non linear model of the new economic geography for Portugal. Another perspective.

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Abstract

With this work we try to present a non linear model for Portugal based on the new economic geography. We built the model taking into account an analyse about the agglomeration process in Portugal, using the New Economic Geography models, in a non linear way. In a non linear way, 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, because this, the existence of agglomeration in Portugal.

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