Migration modelling in the New Economic Geography

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Camacho , Carmen;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.mathsocsci.2013.04.006
  • Subject: Modeling | Regions | JEL : O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth/O.O3 - Innovation • Research and Development • Technological Change • Intellectual Property Rights/O.O3.O33 - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences • Diffusion Processes | Regional | Economic geography,Spatial Dynamics, Migrations, Growth | Technology | Transportation | [ SHS.ECO ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Economies and finances | Economic Geography | JEL : R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics/R.R1 - General Regional Economics/R.R1.R12 - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity | Spatial Dynamics | JEL : R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics/R.R2 - Household Analysis/R.R2.R23 - Regional Migration • Regional Labor Markets • Population • Neighborhood Characteristics | [SHS.ECO] Humanities and Social Sciences/Economies and finances | JEL : R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics/R.R1 - General Regional Economics/R.R1.R15 - Econometric and Input–Output Models • Other Models | Migrations | Geography | JEL : R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics/R.R4 - Transportation Economics/R.R4.R40 - General | Migration | Growth

The benchmark of this paper is the Fujita and Thisse (2002) core-periphery model, which adds a R&D sector with skilled labor to create new varieties for the modern sector. The number of R&D firms increases not only with the number of existing patents and knowledge spill... View more
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