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Production Externalities and Urban Configuration
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We extend the Romer (1986) model of (inter-firm) externalities in production to an explicit spatial context. Expand
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On the fair division of a heterogeneous commodity
Abstract Consider a heterogeneous but divisible commodity, bundles of which are represented by the (measurable) subsets of the good. One such commodity might be land. The mathematics literature hasExpand
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Knowledge Creation as a Square Dance on the Hilbert Cube
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This paper presents a micro-model of knowledge creation and transfer in a small group of people. Expand
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Knowledge Exchange, Matching, and Agglomeration
Despite wide recognition of their significant role in explaining sustained growth and economic development, uncompensated knowledge spillovers have not yet been fully modeled with a microeconomicExpand
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Optimal Dynamic Nonlinear Income Taxes with No Commitment
We wish to study optimal dynamic nonlinear income taxes. Do real-world taxes share some of their features? What policy prescriptions can be made? We study a two-period model, where the consumers andExpand
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Salience: Agenda choices by competing candidates
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In this paper, we attempt to examine what conditions are needed to demonstrate nonsalience of an issue. Expand
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The Endogenous Formation of a City: Population Agglomeration and Marketplaces in a Location-Specific Production Economy
Much of the literature on the endogenous generation of a city employs increasing returns to scale in order to obtain agglomeration. In contrast, the model considered here focuses on the role ofExpand
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A foundation of location theory: Consumer preferences and demand
Abstract Location models with a continuum of consumers have severe conceptual shortcomings. This article considers an alternative foundation for location economics. The commodity space of each of aExpand
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An equilibrium existence result for an economy with land
Abstract This research uses a different set of assumptions for land than those used in the standard general equilibrium framework. In particular, land is modelled explicitly as a subset of the planeExpand
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