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Title: Does Spatial Proximity Matter? Micro-evidence from Italy.
Authors: Cainelli, Giulio
Lupi, Claudio
Keywords: Proximity
agglomeration
knowledge spillover
employment.
Issue Date: 22-Feb-2008
Abstract: The effect of spatial agglomeration (localisation and urbanisation economies) on employment growth is explored over a balanced panel of 23,374 Italian firms, using a flexible Bayesian model. Contrary to previous research, the agglomeration economies measures are calculated using direct measures of physical distances between pairs of firms, rather than with respect to pre-specified geographical units. We find that localisation effects are positive but decreasing with distance, while the var
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2192/114
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