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Externalities, Indivisibility, Nonreplicability and Agglomeration

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  • Yorgos Y. Papageorgiou
  • David Pines

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While there are many successes for students and teachers to enjoy in modern public …nance there remain some ‘awkward moments’ — moments when, you, the student or the teacher, would prefer to be somewhere other than the classroom. This essay discusses three of these ‘moments’ and suggests ways to diminish their awkwardness.

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Paper provided by McMaster University in its series Department of Economics Working Papers with number 2000-01.

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Length: 54 pages
Date of creation: Jan 2000
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Handle: RePEc:mcm:deptwp:2000-01

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  1. Gilles Duranton & Diego Puga, 2001. "From Sectoral To Functional Urban Specialisation," CEP Discussion Papers dp0511, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  2. Robert Fenge & Volker Meier, 2001. "Why Cities Should not be Subsidized," CESifo Working Paper Series 546, CESifo Group Munich.
  3. TABUCHI, Takahoshi & THISSE, Jacques-François, . "Regional specialization, urban hierarchy, and commuting costs," CORE Discussion Papers RP -1967, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).
  4. Duranton, Gilles, 2002. "City Size Distributions as a Consequence of the Growth Process," CEPR Discussion Papers 3577, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  5. Calmette, Marie-Francoise & Pechoux, Isabelle, 2007. "Are environmental policies counterproductive?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 95(2), pages 186-191, May.
  6. Hadar, Yossi & Pines, David, 2004. "Population growth and its distribution between cities: positive and normative aspects," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 34(2), pages 125-154, March.

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