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Spatial frictions

Behrens, K, Mion, G, Murata, Y and Suedekum, J (2014) Spatial frictions .

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Abstract

The world is replete with spatial frictions. Shipping goods across cities entails trade frictions. Commuting within cities causes urban frictions. How important are these frictions in shaping the spatial economy? We develop and quantify a novel framework to address this question at three different levels: Do spatial frictions matter for the city-size distribution? Do they affect individual city sizes? Do they contribute to the productivity advantage of large cities and the toughness of competition in cities? The short answers are: no; yes; and it depends.

Item Type: Other
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Behrens, KUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Mion, Gg.mion@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Murata, YUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Suedekum, JUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 2014
Uncontrolled Keywords : F12, R12, trade frictions, urban frictions, city-size distribution, productivity, markups
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 16 May 2017 15:33
Last Modified : 16 May 2017 15:33
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/820476

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