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Exploring The Detailed Location Patterns Of U.K. Manufacturing Industries Using Microgeographic Data

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  • Gilles Duranton
  • Henry G. Overman

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We use a point-pattern methodology to explore the detailed location patterns of U.K. manufacturing industries. In particular, we consider the location of entrants and exiters versus continuing establishments, domestic- versus foreign-owned, large versus small, and affiliated versus independent. We also examine colocalization between vertically-linked industries. Our analysis provides a set of new stylized facts and confirmation for others. Copyright Blackwell Publishing, Inc. 2008

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  • Gilles Duranton & Henry G. Overman, 2008. "Exploring The Detailed Location Patterns Of U.K. Manufacturing Industries Using Microgeographic Data," Journal of Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 48(1), pages 213-243.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:jregsc:v:48:y:2008:i:1:p:213-243
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    • C19 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Other
    • L70 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Primary Products and Construction - - - 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)

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