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The size distribution of cities: On the empirical validity of the rank-size rule


  • Alperovich, Gershon


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  • Alperovich, Gershon, 1984. "The size distribution of cities: On the empirical validity of the rank-size rule," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(2), pages 232-239, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:juecon:v:16:y:1984:i:2:p:232-239

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    1. Gerß, Wolfgang & Gerß, Joachim, 2005. "Untersuchungen zu demographischen Gleichgewichtsverteilungen nach dem Zipfschen Gesetz," Duisburger Beiträge zur soziologischen Forschung 4/2005, University of Duisburg-Essen, Institute of Sociology.
    2. Merriman, David, 2016. "What determines the level of local business property taxes?," Working Papers 16-2, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.
    3. Trudy Ann Cameron, 1986. "On Designing a One-Stage "Behavioral Model" to Explain City Sizes," UCLA Economics Working Papers 409, UCLA Department of Economics.
    4. Inna MANAEVA & Svetlana RASTVORTSEVA, 2016. "Zipf'S Law As Assessment Tool Of Urban Inequality," Regional Science Inquiry, Hellenic Association of Regional Scientists, vol. 0(3), pages 19-30, December.
    5. Urzúa, Carlos M., 2011. "Testing for Zipf's law: A common pitfall," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 112(3), pages 254-255, September.
    6. Soo, Kwok Tong, 2005. "Zipf's Law for cities: a cross-country investigation," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 35(3), pages 239-263, May.
    7. repec:hrs:journl:v:viii:y:2016:i:3:p:19-30 is not listed on IDEAS
    8. Sebastien TERRA, 2009. "Zipf's Law for Cities: On a New Testing Procedure," Working Papers 200920, CERDI.
    9. Ricardo Machado Ruiz, 2004. "As Estruturas Urbanas Do Brasil: Uma Análise A Partir Do Tamanho Das Cidades," Anais do XXXII Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 32th Brazilian Economics Meeting] 122, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].
    10. Yoshihiko Nishiyama & Susumu Osada & Yasuhiro Sato, 2008. "OLS ESTIMATION AND THE "t" TEST REVISITED IN RANK-SIZE RULE REGRESSION," Journal of Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 48(4), pages 691-716.
    11. Roman Römisch, 2015. "Estimating agglomeration in the EU and the Western Balkan regions," wiiw Balkan Observatory Working Papers 117, The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies, wiiw.

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