Martinho, Vítor João Pereira Domingues (2011): A non linear model of the new economic geography for Portugal. Another perspective.
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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.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||A non linear model of the new economic geography for Portugal. Another perspective|
|English Title:||A non linear model of the new economic geography for Portugal. Another perspective|
|Keywords:||new economic geography; non linear models; Portuguese regions|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, 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 > C20 - General
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C5 - Econometric Modeling > C50 - General
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R1 - General Regional Economics > R12 - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity
|Depositing User:||Vítor João Pereira Domingues Martinho|
|Date Deposited:||20. Sep 2011 10:56|
|Last Modified:||07. Feb 2015 02:43|
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