N ° 2008-02 New economic geography : A guide to transport analysis

  • Miren Lafourcade Jacques-François
  • Published 2008


The paper surveys the main contributions of new economic geography from the point of view of transport analysis. It shows that decreasing transport costs is likely to exacerbate regional disparities. However, very low transport costs should foster a more balanced distribution for economic activities across space. Thus, the spatial curve of development… (More)

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