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Mondialisation, concurrence et métropoles

  • Carl Gaigné
  • Jacques-François Thisse

[eng] Globalization, competition and cities Authors show how the building of polycentric cities with smaller labour market areas is likely to restore the firms’ competitiveness without reducing the welfare of the workers. Such a strategy of urban development is so likely to help the big cities to support their rank in the urban hierarchy, preserving their position on international markets. JEL classification : F02, R1 [fre] Les auteurs montrent comment la formation de centres secondaires d’emploi au sein des grandes métropoles urbaines est de nature à restaurer la compétitivité des entreprises sans réduire pour autant le bien-être des travailleurs. Une telle stratégie de développement urbain est ainsi susceptible d’aider les grandes villes à maintenir leur rang dans la hiérarchie urbaine, tout en préservant leur position sur les marchés internationaux. Classification JEL : F02, R1

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Article provided by Programme National Persée in its journal Revue d'économie financière.

Volume (Year): 86 (2006)
Issue (Month): 5 ()
Pages: 47-64

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