The Regional Industry-size Distribution - An Analysis of all Types of Industries in Germany
AbstractThis paper studies the frequency of observing a certain number of firms or employees in a region for a given industry. Various predictions for these frequencies are deduced from theoretical considerations. Then, the empirical distributions of 198 industries in Germany are analysed. It is found that different kinds of industries show quite different distributions.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography in its series Papers on Economics and Evolution with number 2005-16.
Length: 28 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2006
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industry study; spatial distribution; local industrial clusters.;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- C12 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Hypothesis Testing: General
- L60 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - General
- R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2006-03-18 (All new papers)
- NEP-GEO-2006-03-18 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-TID-2006-03-18 (Technology & Industrial Dynamics)
- NEP-URE-2006-03-18 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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