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Shifts in economic geography and their causes

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Why are economic activity and prosperity spread so unevenly, and does globalisation necessarily narrow these differences? Tony Venables outlines the key forces driving the economic geography of cities, nations and the world economy - and how we should think about future patterns of location for both developed and developing regions.
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  • Anthony J. Venables, 2006. "Shifts in economic geography and their causes," Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, pages 15-39.
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