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Agglomeration and Trade: State-Level Evidence from U.S. Industries

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  • Hakan Yilmazkuday

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    (Department of Economics, Temple University)

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This paper investigates the connection between economic agglomeration and trade patterns within the U.S. at the industry level. On the consumption side, industry- and state-specific international imports and elasticities of substitution are shown to be systematically connected to consumption agglomeration effects, while on the production side, industry- and state-specific international exports and intermediate input trade are shown to be systematically connected to production agglomeration and specialization effects. Industry structures play an important role in the determination and magnitude of these effects.

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Paper provided by Department of Economics, Temple University in its series DETU Working Papers with number 1001.

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  1. Sun, Churen & Yu, Zhihao & Zhang, Tao, 2012. "Agglomeration and Trade with Heterogeneous Firms," MPRA Paper 49001, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 17 Aug 2013.
  2. Wang, Miao & Goldsmith, Peter, 2013. "Industrial Agglomeration of Chinese Food Processing," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 150402, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  3. Churen Sun & Zhihao Yu & Tao Zhang, 2012. "Agglomeration, Productivity, and Firms¡® Exports: Evidence from Chinese Firm-level Data," ERSA conference papers ersa12p882, European Regional Science Association.

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