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Agglomeration Economies, Economic Growth and the New Economic Geography in Mexico

Alejandro Diaz-Bautista;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2005
Abstract
The present study of regional economic growth in Mexico is based on the new economic geography, where distance plays an important role in explaining urban regional economic growth. The results show that distance to the northern border of Mexico and labor migration between states of Mexico, after the passage of NAFTA are important factors that explain the regional state growth and agglomerations in Mexico between 1994 and 2000. The results also indicate that job growth and FDI are not significant for the period of study. Resumen. El presente estudio sobre el crecimiento económico regional en México se basa en la nueva geografía económica, donde la distancia juega...
Subjects
free text keywords: Economic Growth, FDI, Agglomerations, Regional Convergence, Mexico., jel:C3, jel:O40, jel:R00
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