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Agglomeration and Interregional Mobility of Labor in Portugal

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  • Vitor Joao Pereira Domingues Martinho

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The aim of this paper is to analyze the relationship between inter-industry, intra-industry and inter-regional clustering and demand for labor by companies in Portugal. Is expected at the outset that there is more demand for work where the agglomeration is greater. It should be noted, as a summary conclusion, the results are consistent with the theoretical developments of the New Economic Geography, namely the demand for labor is greater where firms are better able to cluster that is where transport costs are lower and where there is a strong links "backward and forward" and strong economies of agglomeration.

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  1. Vitor Joao Pereira Domingues Martinho, 2011. "Agglomeration and Interregional Mobility of Labor in Portugal," Papers 1110.5534, arXiv.org.
  2. Martinho, Vítor João Pereira Domingues, 2011. "What said the new economic geography about Portugal? An alternative approach," MPRA Paper 32795, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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