Geographical determinants of the creation of manufacturing firms: The regions of Spain
AbstractThe complexity of the mechanisms determining the entry and exit of firms increases when geographical differences in production structure, human capital and unemployment are considered. Inter-reginal variations in the rate of the new firms start-ups within each industrial activity persist through long periods of time, a circumstance that indicates that there are non-conjunctural determinants to the capacity of regions to create new industrial projects. This study is concerned with establishing the influence o geographical variables on the setting up of new manufacturing establishments. The manufacturing industries (NACE R-25) in the Spanish regions (NUTS-2) have been taken as the units of analysis for the period 1980-1992.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Universitat de Barcelona. Espai de Recerca en Economia in its series Working Papers in Economics with number 68.
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Date of creation: 2001
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- Segarra-Blasco, Agusti & Callejon, Maria, 2000. "Geographical Determinants Of The Creation Of Manufacturing Firms: The Regions Of Spain," ERSA conference papers ersa00p300, European Regional Science Association.
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