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Political Centralization and Urban Primacy: Evidence from National and Provincial Capitals in the Americas

In: Understanding Long-Run Economic Growth: Geography, Institutions, and the Knowledge Economy

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  • Sebastian Galiani
  • Sukkoo Kim

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  • 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.
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    1. Huberto M. Ennis & Santiago M. Pinto & Alberto Porto, 2006. "Choosing a place to live and a workplace," Económica, Departamento de Economía, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, vol. 0(1-2), pages 15-51, January-D.
    2. Campante, Filipe Robin & Do, Quoc-Anh, 2009. "A Centered Index of Spatial Concentration: Axiomatic Approach with an Application to Population and Capital Cities," Scholarly Articles 4481653, Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
    3. 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.
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