A territorial approach to firm entry: The effect of city size
AbstractThis paper concerns the effects of territorial factors on the processes involved in the creation of manufacturing firms in Spanish cities. Most contributions have focused on regional factors rather than urban ones. Here we assume that it is possible to identify certain urban factors that attract new firms. We use data for the entry of firms in Spanish manufacturing industries between 1994 and 2002. This paper contributes to the existing literature on market entry. Key words: cities, regions, firm entry and Spanish economy. JEL: R0, R12, L60
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Ciutats; Regions; Espanya -- Condicions econòmiques; Empreses; Localització industrial;
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- R0 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General
- R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)
- L60 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - General
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