Spatial Bias and the Location of Footloose Industry: A Simple Regional Model
AbstractThis paper develops a simple regional model to analyze the spatial consequences of sectoral policies. The model focuses o n the regional specificity and footlooseness of different sectors, an d shows that any policy which alters the balance between sectors in a n economy inevitably alters the distribution of economic activities a cross regions. This is true even when the effect of policy is to expa nd a sector in which production units are completely footloose.
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Volume (Year): 20 (1987)
Issue (Month): 3 (August)
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- Lynn Killen & Frances Ruane, 1998. "The Regional Dimension of Industrial Policy and Performance in the Republic of Ireland," Economics Policy Papers 983, Trinity College Dublin, Department of Economics.
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