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Spatial distribution of investment in Russia: the effect of agglomeration

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  • Lapo Valentina

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The goal of this project is the explanation of spatial distribution of investment in Russia during the transition to a market economy. The influence of agglomeration and investor expectations on investment in the real sector of the economy are analyzed. A theoretical model is constructed, which describes an increase in investment concentration. An empirical test of hypothesis is conducted. The results provide useful recommendations for regional investment policies.

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Paper provided by EERC Research Network, Russia and CIS in its series EERC Working Paper Series with number 01-087e.

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Length: 115 pages
Date of creation: 03 Apr 2003
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Handle: RePEc:eer:wpalle:01-087e

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Keywords: investment; agglomeration; expectation; concentration of production; regions;

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  1. Valentina Lapo, 2012. "The spatial structure of the Russian economy and the multipolar world," wiiw Balkan Observatory Working Papers, The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies, wiiw 106, The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies, wiiw.

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