The geographic distribution of production activity in the UK
UNSPECIFIED. (2004) The geographic distribution of production activity in the UK. REGIONAL SCIENCE AND URBAN ECONOMICS, 34 (5). pp. 533-564. ISSN 0166-0462Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0166-0462(03)00073-5
We investigate the geographic concentration and agglomeration of production activity in the UK at the four-digit industry level using a variety of measures. We relate these to comparable patterns in the US and France and find several similarities. We find that conditioning on industrial concentration, the most geographically concentrated industries appear to be relatively low-tech. We find evidence that plant survival rates are higher and both entry and exit rates are lower in more agglomerated industries, but that in some of the most agglomerated industries entry acts to re-enforce agglomeration. (C) 2003 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
|Journal or Publication Title:||REGIONAL SCIENCE AND URBAN ECONOMICS|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV|
|Official Date:||September 2004|
|Number of Pages:||32|
|Page Range:||pp. 533-564|
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