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Structure Industrielle, Externalités Dynamiques Et Croissance Locale Au Maroc

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  • Maurice CATIN

    (LÉAD, Université du Sud Toulon-Var)


    (LEST, CNRS, Aix-en-Provence)

  • Abdelhak KAMAL

    (LÉAD, Université du Sud Toulon-Var)

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    This article examines the impacts of the initial industrial structure of Moroccan provinces on their economic growth between 1985 and 1999 using a panel data model dealing with heterogeneous parameters. Results show the importance of both specialization (MAR externalities) and diversity (Jacob externalities). They also highlight a certain tendency of semi-peripheral provinces, which attract low-technology industries and clothing, to catch up with the central region (the Metropolitan Area of Grand Casablanca) which is directed towards medium-technology industries.

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    Article provided by Region et Developpement, LEAD, Universite du Sud - Toulon Var in its journal Région et Développement.

    Volume (Year): 25 (2007)
    Issue (Month): ()
    Pages: 45-63

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    Handle: RePEc:tou:journl:v:25:y:2007:p:45-63
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