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Market access and the other determinants of North–South manufacturing location choice: An application to the Euro-Mediterranean area

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  • Bagoulla, Corinne
  • Péridy, Nicolas

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This paper examines the impact of market and supply accessibility on the geographic distribution of manufacturing sectors in the Euro-Mediterranean area. The evolution of market and supplier access in the area is first investigated. Then, market and supplier access, production cost and regional integration are focused on as the main determinants of industrial location. A deeper regional integration agreements can act as an important dispersion force, driving the location of manufacturing in new member states and Mediterranean countries.

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  • Bagoulla, Corinne & Péridy, Nicolas, 2011. "Market access and the other determinants of North–South manufacturing location choice: An application to the Euro-Mediterranean area," Economic Systems, Elsevier, vol. 35(4), pages 537-561.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecosys:v:35:y:2011:i:4:p:537-561
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ecosys.2011.04.003
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    Keywords

    Regional integration; Panel data; Mediterranean countries;

    JEL classification:

    • F1 - International Economics - - Trade
    • F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business

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