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Agglomeration and Trade Revisited
The purpose of this paper is twofold. First, we present an alternative model of agglomeration and trade that displays the main features of the recent economic geography literature while allowing forExpand
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Urban Agglomeration and Dispersion: A Synthesis of Alonso and Krugman*
Abstract Urban agglomeration becomes increasingly important because of the globalization of world economies. This paper is a general equilibrium analysis of urban agglomeration economies due toExpand
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Locational disadvantage of the hub
We show how spatial evolution is different between the two representative models of economic geography: [Krugman 99:483–499, 1991] and [Ottaviano et al. 43:409–436, 2002]. We analyze the impacts ofExpand
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Taste Heterogeneity, Labor Mobility and Economic Geography
This paper investigates the impact of the heterogeneity of the labor force on the spatial distribution of activities. This goal is achieved by applying the tools of discrete choice theory to anExpand
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Rice crop growth and yield as influenced by changes in ponding water depth, water regime and fertigation level
Irregularities in land leveling, such as low lying areas or reverse grades, can cause too little or too much ponding water depth resulting in a variation in the crop yield within a plot, especiallyExpand
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Regional growth in postwar Japan
Abstract We show that a shift from light to heavy industries brought about the fast regional transformation from the Tokyo-Osaka bipolar system to the Pacific industrial belt system, and a shift fromExpand
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Testing the Home Market Effect in a Multi-Country World: The Theory
We extend the model by Krugman (1980) to a multi-country set-up and show that the ‘home-market effect’ highlighted with two countries does not readily extend to such a general setting. In particular,Expand
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Two-stage two-dimensional spatial competition between two firms
Abstract In this paper we analyze the Hotelling's model of spatial duopoly on two-dimensional space, where the first stage is the location game, and the second stage is the price game. In the case ofExpand
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Bottleneck Congestion and Modal Split
This paper analyzes commuting congestion when there is mass transit parallel to a road with a bottleneck between a residential area and a workplace. Expand
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The size of regions with land use for production
Highlighting market-size effects, the new economic geography has enriched our understanding of the functioning of the space economy. Contrary to its importance in practice, land use for productionExpand
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