The changing spatial distribution of economic activity across U.S. counties

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Show simple item record Desmet, Klaus Fafchamps, Marcel
dc.contributor.editor Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Departamento de Economía 2010-03-11T07:47:19Z 2010-03-11T07:47:19Z 2000-12
dc.identifier.issn 2340-5031
dc.description.abstract This paper studies the recent trends in the spatial distribution of economic activity in the United States. Using county-level employment data for 13 sector -which cover the entire economy- we apply semi-parametric techniques to estimate how agglometarion and congestion effects have changed between 1972 and 1992. Non-service sectors are found to be spreading out and moving away from centers of high economic activity to areas 20 to 60 kilometers away; service sectors, on the contrary, are increasingly concentrating in areas of high economic activity by attracting jobs from the surrounding 20 kilometers.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries UC3M Working papers. Economics
dc.relation.ispartofseries 2000-28
dc.rights Atribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España
dc.subject.other Economic geography
dc.subject.other Spatial externalities
dc.subject.other U.S. counties
dc.title The changing spatial distribution of economic activity across U.S. counties
dc.type workingPaper
dc.subject.eciencia Economía
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