Coûts de transport et inégalités régionales. Une approche structurelle

  title={Co{\^u}ts de transport et in{\'e}galit{\'e}s r{\'e}gionales. Une approche structurelle},
  author={Miren Lafourcade and Pierre-Philippe Combes},
[eng] Transport costs and regional inequalities: a structural approach This paper presents an economic geography model we use to investigate transport costs as a cause of regional inequalities. We perform a structural estimation of this model for 64 sectors simultaneously using a new dataset on generalized transport costs between the 341 French Employment Areas. Transport costs, intermediate inputs and geography play a critical role in the concentration pattern of economic activities. We… CONTINUE READING