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Coagglomeration and Growth

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  • Bertinelli, Luisito
  • Barrios Cobos, Salvador
  • Strobl, Eric

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We study the coagglomeration of domestic plants and foreign multinationals and the impact of this on domestic plant growth using data for Irish manufacturing. To this end we make use of the index developed by Ellison and Glaeser (1997) and find coagglomeration to be important for a number of industries. Foreign presence as well as foreign employment density are found to be important determinants of employment growth over the period, especially for those industries with a high degree of coagglomeration. --

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Paper provided by ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research in its series ZEW Discussion Papers with number 03-39.

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Keywords: Coagglomeration; regional growth; multinational companies; Ireland;

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Cited by:
  1. Edgar Morgenroth, 2006. "Economic Integration and Structural Change: The Case of Irish Regions," Papers, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) WP176, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
  2. BARRIOS, Salvador & BERTINELLI, Luisito & STROBL, Eric & TEIXEIRA, Antonio Carlos, 2003. "Agglomeration economies and the location of industries: a comparison of three small European countries," CORE Discussion Papers, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) 2003067, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).
  3. Mukim, Megha, 2013. "Coagglomeration of formal and informal industry : evidence from India," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6622, The World Bank.

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