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Agglomeration Economies as Manifested in Technical Efficiency at the Firm Level

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Urban Economics.

    Volume (Year): 45 (1999)
    Issue (Month): 3 (May)
    Pages: 490-500

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:juecon:v:45:y:1999:i:3:p:490-500

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    1. Bauer, Paul W., 1990. "Recent developments in the econometric estimation of frontiers," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 46(1-2), pages 39-56.
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    8. Jondrow, James & Knox Lovell, C. A. & Materov, Ivan S. & Schmidt, Peter, 1982. "On the estimation of technical inefficiency in the stochastic frontier production function model," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 19(2-3), pages 233-238, August.
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    1. Rizov, Marian & Oskam, Arie & Walsh, Paul, 2012. "Is there a limit to agglomeration? Evidence from productivity of Dutch firms," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 42(4), pages 595-606.
    2. Miguel Angel Quiroga Suazo, 2002. "Agglomeration economies: influence on the distribution of foreign investment in Chile," Estudios de Economia, University of Chile, Department of Economics, University of Chile, Department of Economics, vol. 29(1 Year 20), pages 139-163, June.
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    4. Dimitris Skuras & Kostas Tsekouras & Efthalia Dimara, 2011. "Deciphering the effects of agglomeration economies on firms’ productive efficiency," ERSA conference papers, European Regional Science Association ersa11p696, European Regional Science Association.
    5. Amrita Ghatak, 2010. "Health, Labour Supply and Wages: A Critical Review of Literature," Working Papers, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore 244, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.
    6. Arup Mitra, 2011. "Urbanization in India: Evidence on Agglomeration Economies," Working Papers id:4394, eSocialSciences.
    7. Robert C. Allen, 2008. "A Review of Gregory Clark's A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 46(4), pages 946-73, December.

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