Agglomeration Premium and Trading Activity of Firms

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Békés, Gábor; Harasztosi, Péter;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Economics Budapest
  • Subject: Industrie | Unternehmen | Außenhandelssektor | agglomeration, international trade, firm heterogeneity | F14 | agglomeration | firm heterogeneity | Ungarn | Agglomerationseffekt | R30 | R12 | Schätzung | international trade
    • jel: jel:R12 | jel:F14 | jel:R30
      ddc: ddc:330

Firms may benefit from proximity to each other due to the existence of several externalities. The productivity premia of firms located in agglomerated regions an be attributed to savings and gains from external economies. However, the capacity to absorb information may ... View more
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