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Investment in infrastructure as determinant of metropolitan productivity.
January 1, 1999... Introduction Recent studies on economic development have focused on the relationship between public expenditures and long-term economic growth (Bartik 1991; Kusmin 1994). A slowdown in U.S. productivity since the 1970s prompted researchers to explore possible determinants of the...
Innovation prone and innovation averse societies: economic performance in Europe.
January 1, 1999... Introduction In a world which has undergone serious technological change in recent decades, having the capacity to generate advanced technology and information, or having a quick access to both of them, is increasingly regarded as the "single most important force driving the secular...
High tech in the Deep South: biomedical firm clusters in Metropolitan Atlanta.
January 1, 1999... Agglomeration Characteristics and Atlanta's Health Cluster Biomedical firms(1) comprise a dynamic, high-growth subset of high technology, but place characteristics of the environments in which they flourish have been inadequately investigated by economic geographers. Entrepreneurial...
The influence of industrial and spatial structure on Canada-U.S. regional trade.
January 1, 1999... Introduction Over the past twenty years, there has been a growing recognition that, in addition to relative differences in factor endowments (Ohlin 1933), increasing returns to scale may also provide an explanation for trade (Helpman and Krugman 1985). The primary purpose of this paper...
Does land use planning slow the conversion of forest and farm lands?
January 1, 1999... Introduction As residential, commercial, and industrial land uses have expanded into rural areas, the protection of resource lands, such as forests and farmland, has become an increasingly important goal of public officials in recent years. Historically, these lands have been valued for...