The firm-specific determinants of agglomeration: a comparison

@inproceedings{Elia2008TheFD,
  title={The firm-specific determinants of agglomeration: a comparison},
  author={Stefano Elia and Sergio Mariotti},
  year={2008}
}
This paper deals with the agglomeration of economic activities in Italy. By using the Guimaraes et al. [2004] version of the Ellison & Glaeser [1994] index, we test the hypothesis that the determinants of agglomeration differ in significance, intensity and sign between multinational and national firms. The data concerning the agglomeration of 112 manufacturing and mining industries, computed over the 686 Italian Local Labor Systems (SLL) in the year 2001, show that some agglomeration forces are… CONTINUE READING

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