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The Sources of the Urban Wage Premium by Worker Skills
We estimate the respective importance of spatial sorting and agglomeration economies in explaining the urban wage premium for workers with different sets of skills. Sorting is the main source of theExpand
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Commuters’ non-linear response to time distances
This paper presents empirical observations, which imply that time distances influence the commuting behaviour in a non-linear way, such that the time sensitivity is much lower for very short and long distances, whereas intermediate distances display a high time sensitivity. Expand
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How Local are Spatial Density Externalities? Neighbourhood Effects in Agglomeration Economies
Andersson M., Klaesson J. and Larsson J. P. How local are spatial density externalities? Neighbourhood effects in agglomeration economies, Regional Studies. The geographic scale at which densityExpand
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Time distances and labor market integration
Abstract. This article investigates how time distances within and between municipalities determine the spatial extent of local and regional labor markets. As time distances change, the extent of theExpand
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A Study of Localisation Economies and the Transport Sector
This thesis consists of five individual essays, and a common introduction, sharing the general idea that the location of economic activities matters. Four of the essays explicitly introduce aExpand
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Regional Interaction and Economic Diversity: Exploring the Role of Geographically Overlapping Markets for a Municipality’s Diversity in Retail and Durables
This paper is devoted to the study of municipal diversity in retail and durables. Specifically, it analyzes how a region’s relative market-accessibility in a system (or hierarchy) of municipalitiesExpand
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Creative Milieus in the Stockholm Region
This chapter intends to demonstrate that the Stockholm region is the key centre for knowledge development, innovations and intellectual creativity in Sweden. The region is an attractor forExpand
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How Local are Spatial Density Externalities? evidence from square grid data
We analyze the geographic scale at which density externalities operate and their attenuation with distance. Using square grid data at a fine spatial resolution, we find that a doubling ofExpand
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Roots to Grow: Family Firms and Local Embeddedness in Rural and Urban Contexts
The present study analyzes the nexus among business growth, ownership structure, and local embeddedness—that is, the involvement of economic actors in a geographically bound social structure—in ruralExpand
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Agglomeration and innovation of knowledge intensive business services
ABSTRACT For some time now, the research focusing on Knowledge Intensive Business Services (KIBS) has been very active. Observing that knowledge as a production factor is only becoming more and moreExpand
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