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The end of a paradigm: is Zipf’s law universal?

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  • L. Benguigui
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  • L. Benguigui & E. Blumenfeld-Lieberthal, 2011. "The end of a paradigm: is Zipf’s law universal?," Journal of Geographical Systems, Springer, vol. 13(1), pages 87-100, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jgeosy:v:13:y:2011:i:1:p:87-100
    DOI: 10.1007/s10109-010-0132-6
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    5. Xavier Gabaix, 1999. "Zipf's Law for Cities: An Explanation," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 114(3), pages 739-767.
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