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Location, location, location
Stephen Redding and Daniel M. Sturm
June 2005
Paper No' CEPCP185:
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CentrePiece 10 (2) Summer 2005

How important is access to markets as a driver of economic prosperity? In new research, Stephen Redding and Daniel Sturm address this question by analysing the post-war division of Germany and its impact on the border cities in the West suddenly cut off from their nearby trading partners.

This article summarises 'The Costs of Remoteness: Evidence from German Division and Reunification' by Stephen Redding and Daniel Sturm, CEP Discussion Paper No. 688