Urban agglomeration economies in a Linear City

@inproceedings{Tabuchi1986UrbanAE,
  title={Urban agglomeration economies in a Linear City},
  author={Takatoshi Tabuchi},
  year={1986}
}
Abstract A model of firms' spatial allocation and location is developed by explicit incorporation of urban agglomeration benefits using accessibility measure. In a linear and one-activity city, each firm is assumed to interact with each other for face-to-face transactions, and the unit construction cost of office building is considered to be proportional to firm density. It is shown that both the optimum and the equilibrium distributions of firms are cosine, quadratic or cosine-hyperbolic… CONTINUE READING

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