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CEP Discussion Paper
Exploring the Detailed Location Patterns of UK Manufacturing Industries Using Microgeographic Data
Gilles Duranton and Henry Overman October 2006
Paper No' CEPDP0756:
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JEL Classification: C19; R12; L70

Tags: localisation; location patterns; clusters; k-density; spatial statistics

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.