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The Spatial and Public Economics of Regions, a Theoretical and Empirical Survey

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  • Candau, Fabien

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The aim of this paper is to survey what has been done by the New Economic Geography (NEG) on a regional scale in order to answer the three following questions: what are the predictions of the NEG concerning the future of regions in the triad? Are these predictions robust? What can be the optimal public policy on a regional and national scale in a world characterized by agglomeration, trade liberalization and entrepreneurs� mobility?

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 1153.

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Date of creation: 31 May 2006
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Keywords: Economic geography; Growth; Region; Public policy;

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