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Economies urbaines et productivite

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  • Baldwin, John R. Beckstead, Desmond Brown, W. Mark Rigby, David

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La variation spatiale des niveaux de productivite et des taux de croissance de la productivite est considerable. Les ecarts les plus prononces sont peut etre ceux observes entre pays, mais des differences demeurent fort evidentes dans les espaces nationaux, car la croissance economique favorise certaines villes et regions plus que d'autres. Dans le present document, nous dressons la carte de la variation spatiale des niveaux de productivite d'une ville canadienne a l'autre et nous modelisons les determinants sous jacents de cette variation. Nous poursuivons deux grands objectifs. En premier lieu, nous cherchons a confirmer l'existence, la nature et la taille des economies d'agglomeration, c'est a dire les gains d'efficacite associes au regroupement spatial de l'activite economique. Nous nous concentrons sur les effets des reseaux acheteurs-fournisseurs, des reservoirs de main d'oeuvre et des externalites de connaissances. En deuxieme lieu, nous determinons la portee geographique des externalites de connaissances en utilisant l'information sur l'emplacement des etablissements manufacturiers individuels. L'analyse porte sur les donnees au niveau de l'etablissement produites par la Division de l'analyse microeconomique de Statistique Canada. Si l'on neutralise l'effet d'une serie de caracteristiques des etablissements et des entreprises, l'analyse revele que la productivite des etablissements est influencee positivement par chacun des trois mecanismes d'agglomeration enonces par Marshall (1920). Elle indique aussi que l'effet des externalites de connaissances sur la productivite est spatialement circonscrit, puisqu'il se propa

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Paper provided by Statistics Canada, Direction des etudes analytiques in its series Serie de documents de recherche sur l'analyse economique (AE) with number 2007045f.

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Keywords: Fabrication; Rendement des entreprises et appartenance; Profils regionaux et urbains;

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  1. Baldwin, John R. Brown, W. Mark Rigby, David, 2008. "Economies d'agglomeration : estimations de panel de microdonnees du secteur canadien de la fabrication," Serie de documents de recherche sur l'analyse economique (AE) 2008049f, Statistics Canada, Direction des etudes analytiques.

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