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Agglomeration and networks in spatial economies

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  • Börje Johansson

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We consider the parallel developments in the economics of agglomeration and the economics of networks. We explore the complementarities between the productivity benefits of agglomeration and those of network linkages, arguing that networks of actors dispersed over space may substitute for agglomerations of actors at a single point. Copyright Springer-Verlag Berlin/Heidelberg 2003

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  • Börje Johansson & John Quigley, 2003. "Agglomeration and networks in spatial economies," Economics of Governance, Springer, vol. 83(1), pages 165-176, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:ecogov:v:83:y:2003:i:1:p:165-176 DOI: 10.1007/s10110-003-0181-z
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