A panel data modelling of agglomeration and growth: cross-country evidence
AbstractThis manuscript analysis the relationships between urban agglomeration and economic growth. We apply a static and dynamic panel data approach from European Union (EU-27), the United States, Japan, New Zealand and Mexico for the period 1990 to 2008. The results show that growth is highly correlated with urban agglomeration. The econometric models evidence that international trade is an important vehicle to expand the economic growth. The models also indicate that human capital promotes the economic growth.
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Date of creation: 20 Mar 2012
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economic growth; urban agglomeration and panel data approach;
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- Nuno Carlos LEITÃO, 2013. "A Panel Data Modelling Of Agglomeration And Growth: Cross-Country Evidence," Theoretical and Empirical Researches in Urban Management, Research Centre in Public Administration and Public Services, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 8(1), pages 67-77, February.
- R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)
- R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
- O4 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-03-28 (All new papers)
- NEP-FDG-2012-03-28 (Financial Development & Growth)
- NEP-GEO-2012-03-28 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-URE-2012-03-28 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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