Regional policy and industrial location decisions
AbstractIn this paper we analyse whether different infrastructures affect the location decisions of economic agents. Taking the model in Martin and Rogers (1995), a complete range of infrastructure classes that a region can have is considered. We consider domestic, international transport, international export and international import infrastructures. The principal conclusion is that the optimal regional policy that attracts industrial location is the one that improves domestic and international export infrastructures. Superior domestic and export infrastructures also increase welfare. (Copyright: Fundación SEPI)
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Volume (Year): 28 (2004)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
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- H54 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Infrastructures
- R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)
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