The agglomeration of U.S.-owned and foreign-owned plants across the U.S. States
AbstractAgglomeration in U.S. manufacturing is more common than initially thought. This clustering arises from location natural advantages and spillovers. Extant studies on agglomeration do not distinguish the activities of U.S.-owned plants from those that are foreign owned. This distinction is crucial since policies seem to have differential impacts on both types of plants. I find that industry scale, resource intensity and urbanization economies have larger impacts on foreign plant agglomeration whereas knowledge intensity has a larger effect on domestic plant agglomeration.
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Volume (Year): 36 (2002)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
Note: Received: September 2001/Accepted: April 2002
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