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Search, matching, and self-organization of a marketplace

  • Ding, Ke
  • Gokan, Toshitaka
  • Zhu, Xiwei
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    In many developing countries, clusters of small shops are the typical market-place. We investigate an economic model in which, between buyers and sellers in a marketplace, a circular causality including the search process produces agglomeration forces, given the initial location of the marketplace location exogenously in a linear city. We conclude that initial number of buyers and sellers is important in forming a large marketplace.

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    Paper provided by Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO) in its series IDE Discussion Papers with number 396.

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    Date of creation: Mar 2013
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    Publication status: Published in IDE Discussion Paper. No. 396. 2013.3
    Handle: RePEc:jet:dpaper:dpaper396
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