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The importance of increasing returns to scale in the process of agglomeration in Portugal: A non linear empirical analysis

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  • Martinho, Vítor João Pereira Domingues

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With this work we try to analyse the agglomeration process in the Portuguese regions, using the New Economic Geography models. In these models the base idea is that where has increasing returns to scale in the manufactured industry and low transport costs, there is agglomeration. Of referring, as summary conclusion, that with this work the existence of increasing returns to scale and low transport cost, in the Portuguese regions, was proven and as such the existence of agglomeration in Portugal.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 32204.

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Keywords: new economic geography; non linear models; Portuguese regions;

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  1. Martinho, Vítor João Pereira Domingues, 2011. "The importance of increasing returns to scale in the process of agglomeration in Portugal: A non linear empirical analysis," MPRA Paper 32204, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Martinho, Vítor João Pereira Domingues, 2011. "Application of convergence theories and new economic geography in Portugal. Differences and similarities," MPRA Paper 32920, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Martinho, Vítor João Pereira Domingues, 2011. "Application of keynesian theory and new economic geography in Portugal. Differences and similarities," MPRA Paper 32911, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Martinho, Vítor João Pereira Domingues, 2011. "What said the new economic geography about Portugal? An alternative approach," MPRA Paper 32795, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  5. Martinho, Vítor João Pereira Domingues, 2011. "What said the economic theory about Portugal. Another approach," MPRA Paper 33022, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  6. Martinho, Vítor João Pereira Domingues, 2011. "A non linear model of the new economic geography for Portugal," MPRA Paper 33507, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  7. Martinho, Vítor João Pereira Domingues, 2011. "A linear model of the new economic geography for Portugal," MPRA Paper 33506, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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