City Size and Economic Development
AbstractThis paper studies city size in a developing country. The country consists of two regions, a city producing a manufactured good and a rural area producing an agricultural good. Manufacturing can take place either formal or informal sector, the formal sector being characterized by increasing returns to scale production located in a central business district, while the informal sector uses constant returns to scale technology, production being decentralized.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration- in its series Papers with number 4/96.
Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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CITIES; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; ECONOMIC GROWTH; MIGRATION; TRADE;
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