HEI Working Paper No : 02 / 2002 Agglomeration and Economic Growth : Some Puzzles

  title={HEI Working Paper No : 02 / 2002 Agglomeration and Economic Growth : Some Puzzles},
  author={Federica Sbergami},
  • Federica Sbergami
  • Published 2002
Knowledge spillovers and technical externalities play a fundamental role in basically all endogenous growth models. In a context of increasing returns to scale and transportation costs it seems reasonable to assume that regional agglomeration of production and R&D activities is linked to aggregate growth. This work is an empirical investigation of the predictions provided by some theoretical studies according to which agglomeration increases with growth and growth increases with agglomeration… CONTINUE READING

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