Liargovas, Panagiotis G. and Daskalopoulou, Irene F. (2011): Capital allocation in the Greek regions.
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The present study analyzes the location of new economic activities in the 51 Greek prefectures (NUTS III level) as the outcome of agglomeration economies and other factors that are acknowledged as determinants of new firm location. Cross-section data referring to the location choices of firms in manufacturing, commerce, services and tourism within 2005 are used. Results indicate that agglomeration effects largely determine a region’s attractiveness and appropriateness as an investment location. In addition, the effect of other factors such as demand, expected profit and cost conditions is identified as important. Interestingly, regional characteristics seem to affect in different ways the location of start-ups belonging to different industries.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Capital allocation in the Greek regions|
|English Title:||Capital allocation in the Greek regions|
|Keywords:||entrepreneurship; start-ups; location; agglomeration economies; regional development; data envelopment analysis; Greece|
|Subjects:||L - Industrial Organization > L2 - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior > L26 - Entrepreneurship
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R1 - General Regional Economics > R11 - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R3 - Real Estate Markets, Spatial Production Analysis, and Firm Location > R38 - Government Policy
|Depositing User:||Irene / I.F. Daskalopoulou|
|Date Deposited:||15. Apr 2011 14:49|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 17:35|
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