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Exogenous and Endogenous Spatial Growth Models

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  • Frans Bal

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    (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

  • Peter Nijkamp

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    (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

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In this paper, we investigate the impact on aggregate regional utility as a result of both exogenous growth and endogenous growth in a spatial system. We will first analyze the case of two closed regions, followed by the case of two open regions. The main instrument used in our approach to study the changes in collective regional welfare is Dynamic Programming. The traditional exogenous Solow growth model forms the basis of our paper. The analysis of this model will be extended to a comparison of two closed regions with exogenous growth. By introducing a case of a common labour market, we are able to investigate exogenous growth between two open regions. For the analysis of endogenous growth, we adopt the same structure as the one used for the investigation of exogenous growth models. In this framework, an investment in knowledge is considered as the endogenous driving force. Finally, we take a closer look at the timing of cost-reducing investments. In total, seven related but distinct cases are identified and studied in more detail.

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Paper provided by Tinbergen Institute in its series Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers with number 97-022/3.

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Date of creation: 10 Feb 1997
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Handle: RePEc:dgr:uvatin:19970022

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Cited by:
  1. Krister Sandberg, 2004. "Growth of GRP in Chinese Provinces. A Test for Spatial Spillovers," ERSA conference papers ersa04p596, European Regional Science Association.
  2. Frans Bal & Peter Nijkamp, 1998. "Winners and Losers in Spatial Duopoly Markets; the Relevance of a Value Transfer Approach," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 98-004/3, Tinbergen Institute.
  3. Sandberg, Krister, 2004. "Hedonic Prices, Economic Growth, and Spatial Dependence," UmeÃ¥ Economic Studies 631, Umeå University, Department of Economics.

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