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By Richard J. Arnott, Daniel P. McMillen

A significant other to city Economics presents a cutting-edge evaluation of this box, speaking its highbrow richness via a various portfolio of authors and themes. specified in either its rigor and foreign remedy an incredible supplementary textbook in upper-level undergraduate city economics classes, or in master's point classes, delivering scholars with the mandatory beginning to take on extra complex subject matters in city economics comprises contributions from the world’s top city economists

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Nakamura, R. 1985: Agglomeration economies in urban manufacturing industries: a case of Japanese cities. Journal of Urban Economics, 17, 108–24. Rosenthal, S. S. and Strange, W. C. 2001: The determinants of agglomeration. Journal of Urban Economics, 50, 191–229. —— and —— 2003: Geography, industrial organization, and agglomeration. Review of Economics and Statistics, 85(2), 377–93. —— and —— 2004: Evidence on the nature and sources of agglomeration economies. In J. V. -F. ), Handbook of Urban and Regional Economics, vol.

We should not, however, forget the sobering experience of the Dark Ages, when Western Europe retrogressed: the splendor that was once Rome crumbled into disrepair and became overgrown in weeds; population fell, with the vast majority living in isolated subsistence agricultural communities; trade dried up; and most of the glorious intellectual achievements of Ancient Greece were lost – some forever, some for a millennium, until they reentered Europe from North Africa via Spain in the late Middle Ages.

ACTC01 19 18/04/2006, 12:20PM S. S. ROSENTHAL 20 AND W. C. STRANGE Additional controls are also provided to address the importance of transport costs and natural advantages, since these factors also contribute to agglomeration for reasons unrelated to external economies of scale. 1. The regressions are carried out using four-digit SIC manufacturing industries as observations, a total of 459 manufacturing industries in all. The results of this analysis suggest that all of the factors discussed above contribute to industrial agglomeration.

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