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Exploring the detailed location patterns of UK manufacturing industries using microgeographic data

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  • Gilles Duranton
  • Henry G. Overman

We use a point-pattern methodology to explore the detailed location patterns of UK manufacturing industries. In particular, we consider the location of entrants and exiters vs. continuing establishments, domestic- vs. foreign-owned, large vs. small, and affiliated vs. independent. We also examine co-localisation between vertically linked industries. Our analysis provides a set of new stylised facts and confirmation for others.

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Paper provided by London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library in its series LSE Research Online Documents on Economics with number 19794.

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Length: 41 pages
Date of creation: Oct 2006
Handle: RePEc:ehl:lserod:19794
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