Agglomeration in the European automobile supplier industry

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Klier, Thomas H.; McMillen, Dan;
  • Publisher: Chicago, IL: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Subject: Automobile production | plant location | Automobile production; plant location | L62 | R30
    • jel: jel:L62 | jel:R30
      ddc: ddc:330

Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts production plants tend to exhibit a strong degree of agglomeration. This paper estimates a spatial model utilizing detailed plant-level data that is pooled across seven countries in Europe. The paper makes several contributions. Fir... View more
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