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Does Gibrat’s law for cities hold when location counts?

  • Boris Portnov

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  • Ben Reiser

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  • Moshe Schwartz

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    Article provided by Springer & Western Regional Science Association in its journal The Annals of Regional Science.

    Volume (Year): 48 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 1 (February)
    Pages: 151-178

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