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Kwok Tong Soo

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First Name:Kwok Tong
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Department of Economics
Management School
Lancaster University

Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Working papers

  1. Kwok Tong Soo, 2018. "Multinationals do not export jobs, and other related results," Working Papers 244952396, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  2. Kwok Tong Soo, 2017. "It's a jungle out there: International trade when bargaining power matters," Working Papers 194613375, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  3. Kwok Tong Soo, 2016. "Country size and trade in intermediate goods," Working Papers 127876352, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  4. Kwok Tong Soo, 2016. "Are hamburgers harmless?," Working Papers 127876397, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  5. Kwok Tong Soo, 2015. "International trade and the division of labour," Working Papers 100181706, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  6. Kwok Tong Soo, 2015. "Innovation across cities," Working Papers 100098721, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  7. Soo, Kwok Tong, 2014. "Trade in intermediate goods and the division of labor," MPRA Paper 57065, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  8. Kwok Tong Soo, 2014. "The gains from trade in intermediate goods," Working Papers 63719205, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  9. Soo, Kwok Tong, 2014. "Indivisibilities in the Ricardian model of trade," MPRA Paper 57066, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  10. Swarnodeep Homroy & Kwok Tong Soo, 2014. "The impact of diversity on group and individual performance," Working Papers 65528509, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  11. Kwok Tong Soo, 2013. "Intra-industry trade," Working Papers 33867578, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  12. Kwok Tong Soo, 2013. "The gains from the division of labour and comparative advantage," Working Papers 33867696, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  13. Kwok Tong Soo, 2013. "The gains from external scale economies and comparative advantage," Working Papers 33867662, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  14. Caroline Elliott & Kwok Tong Soo, 2012. "The Returns to an MBA Degree: The Impact of Programme Attributes," Working Papers 24284646, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  15. Caroline Elliott & Kwok Tong Soo, 2012. "The International Market for MBA Qualifications," Working Papers 24284581, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  16. Dimitra Petropoulou & Kwok Tong Soo, 2011. "Product durability and trade volatility," Globalization Institute Working Papers 94, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
  17. C F Chen & K T Soo, 2009. "Some university students are more equal than others: Evidence from England," Working Papers 600480, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  18. K T Soo, 2009. "Estimating the production function of university students," Working Papers 600466, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  19. K T Soo & C F Elliott, 2008. "Does price matter? Overseas students In UK higher education," Working Papers 596594, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  20. C F Chen & K T Soo, 2006. "Cost structure and productivity growth of the Taiwanese international tourist hotels," Working Papers 578270, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  21. K T Soo, 2006. "What does the eclectic trade model say about the Samuelson conundrum?," Working Papers 578283, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  22. K T Soo, 2005. "Endogenous economic policy and the structure of production: theory and evidence," Working Papers 565968, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  23. K T Soo, 2005. "Integrated equilibrium in a Heckscher-Ohlin-Ricardo model," Working Papers 570284, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  24. K T Soo, 2005. "The volume of trade in the smallest Heckscher-Ohlin model," Working Papers 570270, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  25. K T Soo, 2005. "Zipf's Law and urban growth in Malaysia," Working Papers 570306, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  26. K T Soo, 2005. "Factor endowments, technology, and the location of Industry in India," Working Papers 565980, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
  27. Kwok Tong Soo, 2004. "Zipfs Law for Cities: A Cross Country Investigation," CEP Discussion Papers dp0641, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.

Articles

  1. Kwok Tong Soo, 2018. "Innovation across cities," Journal of Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 58(2), pages 295-314, March.
  2. Kwok Tong Soo, 2018. "International trade and the division of labor," Review of International Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 26(2), pages 322-338, May.
  3. Soo, Kwok Tong, 2018. "The gains from trade in intermediate goods: A Ricardo-Sraffa-Samuelson model," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 54(C), pages 244-261.
  4. Kwok Tong Soo, 2018. "Country size and trade in intermediate and final goods," The World Economy, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 41(2), pages 634-652, February.
  5. Soo, Kwok Tong, 2017. "Indivisibilities in the Ricardian model of trade," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 63(C), pages 311-317.
  6. Geraint Johnes & Kwok Tong Soo, 2017. "Grades across Universities over Time," Manchester School, University of Manchester, vol. 85(1), pages 106-131, January.
  7. Kwok Tong Soo, 2016. "Intra-industry trade: A Krugman–Ricardo Model and Data," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 83(330), pages 338-355, April.
  8. Caroline Elliott & Kwok Tong Soo, 2016. "The impact of MBA programme attributes on post-MBA salaries," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 24(4), pages 427-443, August.
  9. Kwok Tong Soo, 2014. "Zipf, Gibrat and geography: Evidence from China, India and Brazil," Papers in Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 93(1), pages 159-181, March.
  10. Kwok Tong Soo, 2014. "The gains from external scale economies and comparative advantage," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 34(1), pages 84-88.
  11. Kwok Tong Soo, 2013. "Does anyone use information from university rankings?," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 21(2), pages 176-190, March.
  12. Elliott, Caroline & Soo, Kwok Tong, 2013. "The international market for MBA qualifications: The relationship between tuition fees and applications," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 34(C), pages 162-174.
  13. Sangeeta Khorana & Kwok Tong Soo, 2013. "Exporter's perceptions to obstacles faced in the EU: evidence from Indian textiles and leather goods firms," International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 7(2), pages 261-277.
  14. Kwok Tong Soo, 2012. "The size and growth of state populations in the United States," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 32(2), pages 1238-1249.
  15. Soo, Kwok Tong, 2011. "The gains from trade revisited," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 20(2), pages 193-201, April.
  16. Ching-Fu Chen & Kwok Tong Soo, 2010. "Some university students are more equal than others: Efficiency evidence from England," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 30(4), pages 2697-2708.
  17. Soo, Kwok Tong & Elliott, Caroline, 2010. "Does price matter? Overseas students in UK higher education," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 29(4), pages 553-565, August.
  18. Tong Soo, Kwok, 2009. "Relative Endowments and the Volume of Trade," Journal of Economic Integration, Center for Economic Integration, Sejong University, vol. 24, pages 744-764.
  19. Kwok Tong Soo, 2009. "Handbook of development economics. Volume 4," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 17(2), pages 284-285.
  20. Tong Soo, Kwok, 2008. "Can Growth of a Trading Partner Harm a Country?," Journal of Economic Integration, Center for Economic Integration, Sejong University, vol. 23, pages 57-74.
  21. Kwok Tong Soo, 2008. "From Licence Raj to Market Forces: The Determinants of Industrial Structure in India after Reform," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 75(298), pages 222-243, May.
  22. Kwok Tong Soo, 2008. "Trade volume and country size in the Heckscher-Ohlin model," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 6(1), pages 1-7.
  23. Kwok Tong Soo, 2007. "Endogenous Economic Policy And The Structure Of Production: Theory And Evidence," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 54(2), pages 220-253, May.
  24. Kwok Tong Soo, 2007. "Zipf's Law and Urban Growth in Malaysia," Urban Studies, Urban Studies Journal Limited, vol. 44(1), pages 1-14, January.
  25. Soo, Kwok Tong, 2005. "Zipf's Law for cities: a cross-country investigation," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 35(3), pages 239-263, May.

Citations

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Blog mentions

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  1. Dimitra Petropoulou & Kwok Tong Soo, 2011. "Product durability and trade volatility," Globalization Institute Working Papers 94, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

    Mentioned in:

    1. The recent collapse in the trade of durable goods
      by Economic Logician in Economic Logic on 2011-12-20 21:39:00
    2. Product durability and trade volatility
      by aamighini in NEP-INT blog on 2012-01-24 15:04:14
  2. Dimitra Petropoulou & Kwok Tong Soo, 2011. "Product Durability and Trade Volatility," Working Paper Series 2811, Department of Economics, University of Sussex Business School.

    Mentioned in:

    1. The recent collapse in the trade of durable goods
      by Economic Logician in Economic Logic on 2011-12-20 21:39:00
    2. Product durability and trade volatility
      by aamighini in NEP-INT blog on 2012-01-24 15:04:14

Working papers

  1. Kwok Tong Soo, 2015. "International trade and the division of labour," Working Papers 100181706, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.

    Cited by:

    1. Kwok Tong Soo, 2016. "Country size and trade in intermediate goods," Working Papers 127876352, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.

  2. Caroline Elliott & Kwok Tong Soo, 2012. "The Returns to an MBA Degree: The Impact of Programme Attributes," Working Papers 24284646, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.

    Cited by:

    1. Jacek Liwiński, 2017. "Premia płacowa z kształcenia na studiach podyplomowych," Gospodarka Narodowa, Warsaw School of Economics, issue 5, pages 105-127.

  3. Caroline Elliott & Kwok Tong Soo, 2012. "The International Market for MBA Qualifications," Working Papers 24284581, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.

    Cited by:

    1. Gabriele Marconi, 2013. "Rankings, accreditations, and international exchange students," IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 2(1), pages 1-22, December.
    2. Huang, Lu & Liu, Yizao, 2014. "The Dynamics of Brand Value in the Carbonated Soft Drinks Industry," 2014 Annual Meeting, July 27-29, 2014, Minneapolis, Minnesota 172389, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    3. Fumitoshi Mizutani & Noriyoshi Nakayama & Tomoyasu Tanaka, 2015. "Determinants of University Tuition in Japan," Discussion Papers 2015-08, Kobe University, Graduate School of Business Administration.

  4. Dimitra Petropoulou & Kwok Tong Soo, 2011. "Product durability and trade volatility," Globalization Institute Working Papers 94, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

    Cited by:

    1. Di Ubaldo, Mattia, 2016. "Firms and trade in downturns," Economics PhD Theses 0416, Department of Economics, University of Sussex Business School.
    2. Wynne, Mark A., 2012. "Five Years of Research on Globalization and Monetary Policy: What Have We Learned?," Annual Report, Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute, pages 2-17.
    3. Mattia Di Ubaldo, 2015. "Product Cost-Share: a Catalyst of the Trade Collapse," Working Paper Series 8015, Department of Economics, University of Sussex Business School.

  5. K T Soo & C F Elliott, 2008. "Does price matter? Overseas students In UK higher education," Working Papers 596594, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.

    Cited by:

    1. Lenton, Pamela, 2015. "Determining student satisfaction: An economic analysis of the National Student Survey," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 47(C), pages 118-127.
    2. Arnaud Chevalier & Xiaoxuan Jia, 2016. "Subject-Specific League Tables and Students' Application Decisions," Manchester School, University of Manchester, vol. 84(5), pages 600-620, September.
    3. Gibbons, Stephen & Neumayer, Eric & Perkins, Richard, 2015. "Student satisfaction, league tables and university applications: evidence from Britain," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 62875, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    4. Shaker, Saber Adly, 2012. "أثر العوامل المؤسسية على تنافسية خدمات التعليم العالي
      [The Impact of Institutional Factors on The Higher Education Competitiveness]
      ," MPRA Paper 82412, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    5. Stijn Broecke, 2015. "University rankings: do they matter in the UK?," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 23(2), pages 137-161, April.
    6. Elliott, Caroline & Soo, Kwok Tong, 2013. "The international market for MBA qualifications: The relationship between tuition fees and applications," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 34(C), pages 162-174.
    7. Andersson, Roland & Nabavi Larijani, Pardis & Wilhelmsson, Mats, 2013. "The impact of vocational education and training on income in Sweden," Working Paper Series 13/4, Royal Institute of Technology, Department of Real Estate and Construction Management & Centre for Banking and Finance (cefin).
    8. Gibbons, Stephen & Neumayer, Eric & Perkins, Richard, 2013. "Student satisfaction, league tables and University applications," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 58540, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    9. Philip Wales, 2013. "Access All Areas? The Impact of Fees and Background on Student Demand for Postgraduate Higher Education in the UK," SERC Discussion Papers 0128, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE.
    10. Gabriele Marconi, 2013. "Rankings, accreditations, and international exchange students," IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 2(1), pages 1-22, December.
    11. K T Soo, 2009. "Estimating the production function of university students," Working Papers 600466, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
    12. Caroline Elliott & Kwok Tong Soo, 2012. "The International Market for MBA Qualifications," Working Papers 24284581, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
    13. Zheng, Ping, 2014. "Antecedents to international student inflows to UK higher education: A comparative analysis," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 67(2), pages 136-143.
    14. Wales, Philip, 2013. "Access all areas? The impact of fees and background on student demand for postgraduate higher education in the UK," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 57846, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    15. Caruso, Raul & de Wit, Hans, 2013. "Determinants of Mobility of Students in Europe: a preliminary quantitative study," MPRA Paper 49808, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  6. K T Soo, 2005. "Endogenous economic policy and the structure of production: theory and evidence," Working Papers 565968, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.

    Cited by:

    1. Rudy Colacicco, 2015. "Ten Years Of General Oligopolistic Equilibrium: A Survey," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 29(5), pages 965-992, December.

  7. K T Soo, 2005. "Zipf's Law and urban growth in Malaysia," Working Papers 570306, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.

    Cited by:

    1. Rafael González-Val & Luis Lanaspa & Fernando Sanz, 2012. "New evidence on Gibrat’s law for cities," Working Papers 2012/18, Institut d'Economia de Barcelona (IEB).
    2. Sebastien TERRA, 2009. "Zipf's Law for Cities: On a New Testing Procedure," Working Papers 200920, CERDI.
    3. Guy Michaels & Ferdinand Rauch & Stephen J. Redding, 2012. "Urbanization and Structural Transformation," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 127(2), pages 535-586.
    4. Valente J. Matlaba & Mark J. Holmes & Philip McCann & Jacques Poot, 2013. "A Century Of The Evolution Of The Urban System In Brazil," Review of Urban & Regional Development Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 25(3), pages 129-151, November.
    5. Kwok Tong Soo, 2015. "Innovation across cities," Working Papers 100098721, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
    6. Marcel Ausloos & Roy Cerqueti, 2016. "Religion-based urbanization process in Italy: statistical evidence from demographic and economic data," Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology, Springer, vol. 50(4), pages 1539-1565, July.
    7. Wu, Jian-Xin & He, Ling-Yun, 2017. "How do Chinese cities grow? A distribution dynamics approach," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 470(C), pages 105-118.

  8. Kwok Tong Soo, 2004. "Zipfs Law for Cities: A Cross Country Investigation," CEP Discussion Papers dp0641, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.

    Cited by:

    1. Kuninori Nakagawa, 2014. "Municipal sizes and municipal restructuring in Japan," ERSA conference papers ersa14p416, European Regional Science Association.
    2. M. Modica & A. Reggiani & P. Nijkamp, 2015. "A Comparative Analysis of Gibrat’s and Zipf’s Law on Urban Population," Working Papers wp1008, Dipartimento Scienze Economiche, Universita' di Bologna.
    3. Bosker, Maarten & Brakman, Steven & Garretsen, Harry & Schramm, Marc, 2008. "A century of shocks: The evolution of the German city size distribution 1925-1999," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 38(4), pages 330-347, July.
    4. Puente-Ajovin, Miguel & Ramos, Arturo, 2014. "On the parametric description of the French, German, Italian and Spanish city size distributions," MPRA Paper 55285, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    5. Tomoya Mori & Koji Nishikimi & Tony E. Smith, 2008. "The Number-Average Size Rule: A New Empirical Relationship Between Industrial Location And City Size," Journal of Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 48(1), pages 165-211.
    6. Berliant, Marcus & Watanabe, Hiroki, 2016. "A Scale-Free Transportation Network Explains the City-Size Distribution," MPRA Paper 72790, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    7. Rafael González-Val & Arturo Ramos & Fernando Sanz-Gracia & María Vera-Cabello, 2015. "Size distributions for all cities: Which one is best?," Papers in Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 94(1), pages 177-196, March.
    8. Kristian Giesen & Jens Suedekum, 2012. "The Size Distribution across all "Cities": A Unifying Approach," CESifo Working Paper Series 3730, CESifo Group Munich.
    9. Ho Yeon KIM & Petra de Jong & Jan Rouwendal & Aleid Brouwer, 2012. "Shrinking population and the urban hierarchy
      [Housing preferences and attribute importance among Dutch older adults: a conjoint choice experiment]
      ," ERSA conference papers ersa12p350, European Regional Science Association.
    10. Kristian GIESEN & Jens SÜDEKUM, 2012. "The French Overall City Size Distribution," Region et Developpement, Region et Developpement, LEAD, Universite du Sud - Toulon Var, vol. 36, pages 107-126.
    11. Rafael González-Val, 2016. "Historical urban growth in Europe (1300–1800)," Working Papers 2016/8, Institut d'Economia de Barcelona (IEB).
    12. Ioannides, Yannis M. & Overman, Henry G. & Rossi-Hansberg, Esteban & Schmidheiny, Kurt, 2007. "The effect of information and communication technologies on urban structure," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 19700, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    13. Rafael González-Val, 2012. "A nonparametric estimation of the local Zipf exponent for all US cities," Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 39(6), pages 1119-1130, November.
    14. ., 2014. "Urban economic performance," Chapters,in: Urban Economics and Urban Policy, chapter 2, pages 11-53 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    15. Esteban Rossi-Hansberg & Mark L. J. Wright, 2007. "Urban Structure and Growth," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 74(2), pages 597-624.
    16. Duranton, Gilles & Puga, Diego, 2013. "The growth of cities," CEPR Discussion Papers 9590, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    17. Sebastien TERRA, 2009. "Zipf's Law for Cities: On a New Testing Procedure," Working Papers 200920, CERDI.
    18. Raupach, M.R. & Rayner, P.J. & Paget, M., 2010. "Regional variations in spatial structure of nightlights, population density and fossil-fuel CO2 emissions," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 38(9), pages 4756-4764, September.
    19. Rafael González-Val & Arturo Ramos & Fernando Sanz-Gracia, 2014. "A new framework for US city size distribution: Empirical evidence and theory," ERSA conference papers ersa14p633, European Regional Science Association.
    20. Jeroen Hinloopen & Charles van Marrewijk, 2004. "Locating Economic Concentration," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 04-066/2, Tinbergen Institute.
    21. Guy Michaels & Ferdinand Rauch & Stephen J. Redding, 2012. "Urbanization and Structural Transformation," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 127(2), pages 535-586.
    22. Emmanouil Tranos & Yannis Ioannides, 2015. "Ubiquitous digital technologies and spatial structure: a preliminary analysis," ERSA conference papers ersa15p1329, European Regional Science Association.
    23. Valente J. Matlaba & Mark J. Holmes & Philip McCann & Jacques Poot, 2013. "A Century Of The Evolution Of The Urban System In Brazil," Review of Urban & Regional Development Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 25(3), pages 129-151, November.
    24. Zhihong Chen & Shihe Fu & Dayong Zhang, 2013. "Searching for the Parallel Growth of Cities," Working Papers 2013-10-14, Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE), Xiamen University.
    25. Duranton, Gilles, 2002. "City Size Distributions as a Consequence of the Growth Process," CEPR Discussion Papers 3577, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    26. Cuberes, David, 2007. "A Model of Sequential City Growth," MPRA Paper 2172, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    27. Ferdinand Rauch, 2014. "Cities as spatial clusters," Journal of Economic Geography, Oxford University Press, vol. 14(4), pages 759-773.
    28. Gerson Javier Pérez V & Adolfo Meisel Roca, 2013. "Ley de Zipf y de Gibrat para Colombia y sus regiones: 1835–2005," Documentos de trabajo sobre Economía Regional y Urbana 192, Banco de la Republica de Colombia.
    29. Sueli Moro & Reginaldo J. Santos, 2013. "The characteristics and evolution of the Brazilian spatial urban system: empirical evidences for the long-run, 1970-2010," Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG 474, Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.
    30. Daniel ARRIBAS-BEL & Fernando SANZ GRACIA & Domingo P. XIMENEZ-DE-EMBUN, 2012. "Kangaroos, Cities And Space: A First Approach To The Australian Urban System," Region et Developpement, Region et Developpement, LEAD, Universite du Sud - Toulon Var, vol. 36, pages 165-187.
    31. Duranton, Gilles, 2006. "Some foundations for Zipf's law: Product proliferation and local spillovers," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 36(4), pages 542-563, July.
    32. Jan Eeckhout, 2009. "Gibrat's Law for (All) Cities: Reply," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 99(4), pages 1676-1683, September.
    33. Juan Carlos Cordoba, 2003. "On the Distribution of City Sizes," Urban/Regional 0302002, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    34. Sebastian Galiani & Sukkoo Kim, 2008. "Political Centralization and Urban Primacy: Evidence from National and Provincial Capitals in the Americas," NBER Chapters,in: Understanding Long-Run Economic Growth: Geography, Institutions, and the Knowledge Economy, pages 121-153 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    35. Xiujian Chen & Shu Lin & W. Robert Reed, 2006. "Another Look at what to do with Time-series Cross-section Data," Working Papers in Economics 06/04, University of Canterbury, Department of Economics and Finance.
    36. Juan Pablo Chauvin & Edward Glaeser & Yueran Ma & Kristina Tobio, 2016. "What is Different About Urbanization in Rich and Poor Countries? Cities in Brazil, China, India and the United States," NBER Working Papers 22002, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    37. Frick, Susanne A. & Rodríguez-Pose, Andrés, 2018. "Change in urban concentration and economic growth," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 105(C), pages 156-170.
    38. Rafael, González-Val, 2014. "War Size Distribution: Empirical Regularities Behind the Conflicts," MPRA Paper 57950, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    39. Wen-Tai Hsu & Thomas J. Holmes, 2009. "Optimal City Hierarchy: A Dynamic Programming Approach to Central Place Theory," 2009 Meeting Papers 342, Society for Economic Dynamics.
    40. Rafael, González-Val, 2008. "Deviations from Zipf’s Law for American cities: an empirical examination," MPRA Paper 11504, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    41. Sen, Hu & Chunxia, Yang & Xueshuai, Zhu & Zhilai, Zheng & Ya, Cao, 2015. "Distributions of region size and GDP and their relation," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 430(C), pages 46-56.
    42. Kii, Masanobu & Akimoto, Keigo & Doi, Kenji, 2012. "Random-growth urban model with geographical fitness," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 391(23), pages 5960-5970.
    43. González-Val, Rafael, 2018. "The spatial distribution of US cities," MPRA Paper 89586, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    44. Yoshihiko Nishiyama & Susumu Osada & Yasuhiro Sato, 2008. "OLS ESTIMATION AND THE "t" TEST REVISITED IN RANK-SIZE RULE REGRESSION," Journal of Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 48(4), pages 691-716.
    45. Alexandra SCHAFFAR, 2012. "La Loi De Zipf Sous Le Prisme De L’Auto-Correlation Spatiale - Les Cas De La Chine Et De L’Inde," Region et Developpement, Region et Developpement, LEAD, Universite du Sud - Toulon Var, vol. 36, pages 189-204.
    46. David C. Maré, 2008. "Labour Productivity in Auckland Firms," Working Papers 08_12, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research.
    47. Kiyoyasu Tanaka & Naomi Hatsukano, 2011. "The size distribution of all Cambodian establishments," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 31(3), pages 2128-2137.
    48. Ramos, Arturo & Sanz-Gracia, Fernando & González-Val, Rafael, 2013. "A new framework for the US city size distribution: Empirical evidence and theory," MPRA Paper 52190, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    49. Giorgio Fazio & Marco Modica, 2012. "Pareto or log-normal? A recursive-truncation approach to the distribution of (all) cities," Working Papers 2012_10, Business School - Economics, University of Glasgow.
    50. Safari, Muhammad Aslam Mohd & Masseran, Nurulkamal & Ibrahim, Kamarulzaman, 2018. "Optimal threshold for Pareto tail modelling in the presence of outliers," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 509(C), pages 169-180.
    51. Kwok Tong Soo, 2015. "Innovation across cities," Working Papers 100098721, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
    52. Samuel Bazzi, 2016. "Wealth Heterogeneity and the Income Elasticity of Migration," Boston University - Department of Economics - Working Papers Series wp2016-003, Boston University - Department of Economics.
    53. Yannis Ioannides & Junfu Zhang, 2014. "Walled Cities in Late Imperial China," Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University 0785, Department of Economics, Tufts University.
    54. Kristian Giesen & Jens Südekum, 2011. "Zipf's law for cities in the regions and the country," Journal of Economic Geography, Oxford University Press, vol. 11(4), pages 667-686, July.
    55. Hernán D. Rozenfeld & Diego Rybski & Xavier Gabaix & Hernán A. Makse, 2011. "The Area and Population of Cities: New Insights from a Different Perspective on Cities," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 101(5), pages 2205-2225, August.
    56. Watanabe, Hiroki, 2015. "A Spatial Production Economy Explains Zipf’s Law for Gross Metropolitan Product," MPRA Paper 72907, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    57. Xavier Gabaix, 2009. "Power Laws in Economics and Finance," Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 1(1), pages 255-294, May.
    58. Bluhm, Richard & Krause, Melanie, 2018. "Top Lights: Bright cities and their contribution to economic development," MERIT Working Papers 041, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT).
    59. Wen-Tai Hsu & Tomoya Mori & Tony E. Smith, 2014. "Spatial Patterns and Size Distributions of Cities," KIER Working Papers 882, Kyoto University, Institute of Economic Research.
    60. Cuberes David, 2009. "A Model of Sequential City Growth," The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, De Gruyter, vol. 9(1), pages 1-41, May.
    61. Guohua Peng & Fan Xia, 2016. "The size distribution of exporting and non-exporting firms in a panel of Chinese provinces," Papers in Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 95, pages 71-85, March.
    62. Mark Lorenzen & Kristina Vaarst Andersen, 2009. "Centrality and Creativity: Does Richard Florida's Creative Class Offer New Insights into Urban Hierarchy?," Economic Geography, Clark University, vol. 85(4), pages 363-390, October.
    63. González-Val, Rafael, 2007. "The evolution of the US urban structure from a long-run perspective (1900-2000)," MPRA Paper 9732, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    64. Quigley, John M., 2008. "Urbanization, Agglomeration, and Economic Development," Berkeley Program on Housing and Urban Policy, Working Paper Series qt6tf2s100, Berkeley Program on Housing and Urban Policy.
    65. Rafael González-Val, 2016. "War Size Distribution: Empirical Regularities Behind Conflicts," Defence and Peace Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 27(6), pages 838-853, November.
    66. Gaujal, Bruno & Gulyas, Laszlo & Mansury, Yuri & Thierry, Eric, 2014. "Validating an agent-based model of the Zipf׳s Law: A discrete Markov-chain approach," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 41(C), pages 38-49.
    67. Kwok Tong Soo, 2014. "Zipf, Gibrat and geography: Evidence from China, India and Brazil," Papers in Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 93(1), pages 159-181, March.
    68. Giorgio Fazio & Marco Modica, 2015. "Pareto Or Log-Normal? Best Fit And Truncation In The Distribution Of All Cities," Journal of Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 55(5), pages 736-756, November.
    69. Inna MANAEVA & Svetlana RASTVORTSEVA, 2016. "Zipf'S Law As Assessment Tool Of Urban Inequality," Regional Science Inquiry, Hellenic Association of Regional Scientists, vol. 0(3), pages 19-30, December.
    70. Karima Kourtit & Peter Nijkamp & Mark D. Partridge & Janet E. Kohlhase, 2013. "The new urban world 2050: perspectives, prospects and problems," Regional Science Policy & Practice, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 5(2), pages 153-165, June.
    71. Wu, Jian-Xin & He, Ling-Yun, 2017. "How do Chinese cities grow? A distribution dynamics approach," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 470(C), pages 105-118.
    72. Tomoya Mori & Tony E. Smith, 2009. "A Reconsideration of the NAS Rule from an Industrial Agglomeration Perspective," KIER Working Papers 669, Kyoto University, Institute of Economic Research.
    73. Sarabia, José María & Prieto, Faustino, 2009. "The Pareto-positive stable distribution: A new descriptive model for city size data," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 388(19), pages 4179-4191.
    74. Boris Portnov, 2011. "Does Zipf’s law hold for primate cities? Some evidence from a discriminant analysis of world countries," Review of Regional Research: Jahrbuch für Regionalwissenschaft, Springer;Gesellschaft für Regionalforschung (GfR), vol. 31(2), pages 113-129, October.
    75. Tselekounis, Markos & Maniadakis, Dimitris & Varoutas, Dimitris, 2012. "NGA investments: A departure from the existing cost and demand structure assumptions," 19th ITS Biennial Conference, Bangkok 2012: Moving Forward with Future Technologies - Opening a Platform for All 72490, International Telecommunications Society (ITS).
    76. Fedotenkov, Igor, 2018. "A review of more than one hundred Pareto-tail index estimators," MPRA Paper 90072, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    77. Zelai Xu & Nong Zhu, 2014. "City size distribution in China: are large cities dominant?," CIRANO Working Papers 2014s-04, CIRANO.
    78. Alexandra SCHAFFAR & Sotiris PAVLEAS, 2014. "The Evolution Of The Greek Urban Centers: 1951-2011," Region et Developpement, Region et Developpement, LEAD, Universite du Sud - Toulon Var, vol. 39, pages 87-104.
    79. González-Val, Rafael & Ramos, Arturo & Sanz-Gracia, Fernando, 2010. "On the best functions to describe city size distributions," MPRA Paper 21921, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    80. Mansury, Yuri & Gulyas, Laszlo, 2007. "The emergence of Zipf's Law in a system of cities: An agent-based simulation approach," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 31(7), pages 2438-2460, July.
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    82. Ramos, Arturo & Sanz-Gracia, Fernando, 2015. "US city size distribution revisited: Theory and empirical evidence," MPRA Paper 64051, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    83. Marco Modica, 2014. "Does the EU have homogeneous urban structure area? The role of agglomeration and the impact of shocks on urban structure," ERSA conference papers ersa14p229, European Regional Science Association.
    84. Halvarsson, Daniel, 2013. "Industry Differences in the Firm Size Distribution," Ratio Working Papers 214, The Ratio Institute.
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    87. Kuninori Nakagawa, 2016. "Municipal sizes and municipal restructuring in Japan," Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences, Springer, vol. 9(1), pages 27-41, March.
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Articles

  1. Kwok Tong Soo, 2018. "International trade and the division of labor," Review of International Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 26(2), pages 322-338, May.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  2. Kwok Tong Soo, 2016. "Intra-industry trade: A Krugman–Ricardo Model and Data," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 83(330), pages 338-355, April.

    Cited by:

    1. Gnidchenko, A., 2018. "Structural Transformation in International Trade (2001-2015): Towards a New Classification," Journal of the New Economic Association, New Economic Association, vol. 37(1), pages 62-86.

  3. Kwok Tong Soo, 2014. "Zipf, Gibrat and geography: Evidence from China, India and Brazil," Papers in Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 93(1), pages 159-181, March.

    Cited by:

    1. Juan Pablo Chauvin & Edward Glaeser & Yueran Ma & Kristina Tobio, 2016. "What is Different About Urbanization in Rich and Poor Countries? Cities in Brazil, China, India and the United States," NBER Working Papers 22002, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Wu, Jian-Xin & He, Ling-Yun, 2017. "How do Chinese cities grow? A distribution dynamics approach," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, Elsevier, vol. 470(C), pages 105-118.
    3. Vsevolod Andreev, 2017. "Territorial Distribution of the Population in the Russian Federation," Economy of region, Centre for Economic Security, Institute of Economics of Ural Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, vol. 1(3), pages 803-811.
    4. Kyung-Min Nam, 2017. "Is spatial distribution of China’s population excessively unequal? A cross-country comparison," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 59(2), pages 453-474, September.
    5. Ramos, Arturo & Sanz-Gracia, Fernando, 2015. "US city size distribution revisited: Theory and empirical evidence," MPRA Paper 64051, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  4. Kwok Tong Soo, 2013. "Does anyone use information from university rankings?," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 21(2), pages 176-190, March.

    Cited by:

    1. Arnaud Chevalier & Xiaoxuan Jia, 2016. "Subject-Specific League Tables and Students' Application Decisions," Manchester School, University of Manchester, vol. 84(5), pages 600-620, September.
    2. Gibbons, Stephen & Neumayer, Eric & Perkins, Richard, 2015. "Student satisfaction, league tables and university applications: evidence from Britain," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 62875, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    3. Gibbons, Stephen & Neumayer, Eric & Perkins, Richard, 2013. "Student satisfaction, league tables and University applications," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 58540, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    4. Biancardi, Daniele & Bratti, Massimiliano, 2018. "The Effect of the First Italian Research Evaluation Exercise on Student Enrolment Choices," IZA Discussion Papers 11302, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    5. M. Marković & S. Zdravković & M. Mitrović & A. Radojičić, 2016. "An Iterative Multivariate Post Hoc I-Distance Approach in Evaluating OECD Better Life Index," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 126(1), pages 1-19, March.

  5. Elliott, Caroline & Soo, Kwok Tong, 2013. "The international market for MBA qualifications: The relationship between tuition fees and applications," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 34(C), pages 162-174.

    Cited by:

    1. Gicheva, Dora, 2016. "Student loans or marriage? A look at the highly educated," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 53(C), pages 207-216.
    2. Havranek, Tomas & Irsova, Zuzana & Zeynalova, Olesia, 2017. "Tuition Reduces Enrollment Less Than Commonly Thought," MPRA Paper 78813, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  6. Kwok Tong Soo, 2012. "The size and growth of state populations in the United States," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 32(2), pages 1238-1249.

    Cited by:

    1. González-Val, Rafael, 2018. "The spatial distribution of US cities," MPRA Paper 89586, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Kwok Tong Soo, 2015. "Innovation across cities," Working Papers 100098721, Lancaster University Management School, Economics Department.
    3. Guohua Peng & Fan Xia, 2016. "The size distribution of exporting and non-exporting firms in a panel of Chinese provinces," Papers in Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 95, pages 71-85, March.
    4. Kuninori Nakagawa, 2016. "Municipal sizes and municipal restructuring in Japan," Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences, Springer, vol. 9(1), pages 27-41, March.

  7. Soo, Kwok Tong & Elliott, Caroline, 2010. "Does price matter? Overseas students in UK higher education," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 29(4), pages 553-565, August.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  8. Tong Soo, Kwok, 2009. "Relative Endowments and the Volume of Trade," Journal of Economic Integration, Center for Economic Integration, Sejong University, vol. 24, pages 744-764.

    Cited by:

    1. Soo, Kwok Tong, 2011. "The gains from trade revisited," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 20(2), pages 193-201, April.

  9. Kwok Tong Soo, 2008. "From Licence Raj to Market Forces: The Determinants of Industrial Structure in India after Reform," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 75(298), pages 222-243, May.

    Cited by:

    1. Ravi Sarathy & Elitsa R. Banalieva, 2014. "Economic Development And Marketing Strategies: A Comparative Lens," Organizations and Markets in Emerging Economies, Faculty of Economics, Vilnius University, vol. 5(1).

  10. Kwok Tong Soo, 2007. "Endogenous Economic Policy And The Structure Of Production: Theory And Evidence," Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Scottish Economic Society, vol. 54(2), pages 220-253, May.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  11. Kwok Tong Soo, 2007. "Zipf's Law and Urban Growth in Malaysia," Urban Studies, Urban Studies Journal Limited, vol. 44(1), pages 1-14, January.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  12. Soo, Kwok Tong, 2005. "Zipf's Law for cities: a cross-country investigation," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 35(3), pages 239-263, May.
    See citations under working paper version above.

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  1. NEP-INT: International Trade (11) 2011-11-01 2011-12-05 2013-06-24 2014-07-13 2014-07-13 2014-09-29 2015-12-08 2016-09-25 2016-09-25 2017-10-01 2018-10-01. Author is listed
  2. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (3) 2005-01-02 2014-10-22 2015-12-08
  3. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (2) 2014-10-22 2015-12-08
  4. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2018-10-01
  5. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2014-10-22
  6. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (1) 2011-12-05
  7. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2014-10-22
  8. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (1) 2005-01-02
  9. NEP-GER: German Papers (1) 2014-09-29
  10. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2014-10-22
  11. NEP-INO: Innovation (1) 2015-12-08
  12. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2014-10-22

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