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Mesure Des Externalités Technologiques Et Pécuniaires Dans Un Cluster Financier


  • Arnaud BOURGAIN

    () (CREA, Université du Luxembourg)

  • Maurice CATIN

    () (LEAD, Université du Sud Toulon-Var)

  • Patrice PIERETTI

    (CREA, Université du Luxembourg)


Cet article se propose d’estimer les économies d’agglomération des activités de services supérieurs au sein du cluster financier luxembourgeois. Le modèle empirique utilisé, inspiré de celui de Midelfart-Knarvik et Steen (1999), fait notamment apparaître l’existence de différents effets externes pécuniaires et technologiques entre le secteur financier et les branches de services aux entreprises et informatiques. Abstract: In this paper, we estimate agglomeration effects which arise in the Luxembourg banking and services industries. The empirical model we use is inspired from Midelfart-Knarvik and Steen (1999). Empirical evidence of technological and pecuniary externalities is found between the financial industry and the computer and business services.

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  • Arnaud BOURGAIN & Maurice CATIN & Patrice PIERETTI, 2009. "Mesure Des Externalités Technologiques Et Pécuniaires Dans Un Cluster Financier," Region et Developpement, Region et Developpement, LEAD, Universite du Sud - Toulon Var, vol. 30, pages 159-176.
  • Handle: RePEc:tou:journl:v:30:y:2009:p:159-176

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    1. Mion, Giordano, 2004. "Spatial externalities and empirical analysis: the case of Italy," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 56(1), pages 97-118, July.
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    JEL classification:

    • R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)
    • R3 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Real Estate Markets, Spatial Production Analysis, and Firm Location
    • G20 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - General


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