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CEP Discussion Paper
Quantitative Spatial Economics Stephen J. Redding and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg
October 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1452:
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JEL Classification: F10; F14; R12; R23; R41


Tags: agglomeration; cities; economic geography; quantitative models; spatial economics

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Policy Paper
Powerhouse of Cards? Understanding the 'Northern Powerhouse' Neil Lee
January 2016
Paper No' SERCPP014:
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JEL Classification: R1; R12; R58


Tags: agglomeration; rebalancing; northern powerhouse; north-south divide

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Big Plant Closures and Agglomeration Economies Jordi Jofri-Monseny, Maria Sánchez-Vidal and Elisabet Viladecans-Marsal
July 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0179:
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JEL Classification: R12; R23; R58; J23


Tags: local employment; plant closures; input-output; agglomeration economies

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
What Makes Cities More Productive? Agglomeration Economies and the Role of Urban Governance: Evidence from 5 OECD Countries Rudiger Ahrend, Emily Farchy, Ioannis Kaplanis and Alexander C. Lembcke July 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0178:
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JEL Classification: R12; R23; R50; H73


Tags: cities; productivity; governance; agglomeration economies

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
From Periphery to Core: Measuring Agglomeration Effects Using High-Speed Rail Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt and Arne Feddersen
March 2015
Paper No' SERCDP0172:
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JEL Classification: R12; R28; R38; R48


Tags: accessibility; agglomeration; high-speed rail; market potential; transport policy

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CEP Discussion Paper
City of Dreams Jorge De la Roca, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano and Diego Puga
October 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1305:
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JEL Classification: R10; R23


Tags: cities; sorting; agglomeration; self-confidence; learning

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Spatial Methods Steve Gibbons, Henry G. Overman and Eleonora Patacchini
August 2014
Paper No' SERCDP0162:
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JEL Classification: R; C1; C5


Tags: spatial analysis; spatial econometrics; neighbourhood effects; agglomeration; weights matrix

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Heterogeneous Agglomeration Giulia Faggio, Olmo Silva and William C. Strange
January 2014
Paper No' SERCDP0152:
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JEL Classification: R00; R28


Tags: agglomeration; microfoundations; heterogeneity; clusters

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Urban Wage Growth Premium: Sorting or Learning? Sabine D'Costa and Henry G. Overman
May 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0135:
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JEL Classification: R23; J31


Tags: urban wage premium; agglomeration; cities; wage growth; worker mobility


This paper has been published as:
Regional Science and Urban Economics, Volume 48, September 2014
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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Rocketing Rents The magnitude and attenuation of agglomeration economies in the commercial property market Hans R. A. Koster January 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0125:
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JEL Classification: R30; R33


Tags: commercial buildings; hedonic pricing; agglomeration economies; spatial decay; kernel densities

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Specialization and Regional Economic Development Thomas Kemeny and Michael Storper
December 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0121:
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JEL Classification: R11; R12; O21


Tags: specialization; diversification; agglomeration economies; urban wages

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Economics of Density: Evidence from the Berlin Wall Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Stephen J. Redding, Daniel M. Sturm and Nikolaus Wolf September 2012
Paper No' SERCDP0118:
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JEL Classification: N34; O18; R12


Tags: agglomeration; dispersion; density; cities

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Economics of Density: Evidence from the Berlin Wall Gabriel M. Ahlfeldt, Stephen J. Redding, Daniel M. Sturm and Nikolaus Wolf June 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1154:
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JEL Classification: N34; O18; R12


Tags: agglomeration; dispersion; density; cities

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CEP Discussion Paper
Agglomeration, Trade and Selection Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano
February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1129:
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JEL Classification: F12; R11; R12


Tags: agglomeration; trade; heterogeneity; selection; economic geography

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Geographic Concentration and the Temporal Scope of Agglomeration Economics: An Index Decomposition Colin Wren
November 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0094:
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JEL Classification: R12; R30; L10


Tags: industrial location; agglomeration forces; geographic concentration index; spillovers; temporal scope

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
On the Relative Importance of Agglomeration Economies in the Location of FDI Across British Regions Jonathan Jones and Colin Wren August 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0089:
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JEL Classification: H3; O2; L2; R3


Tags: industrial location; agglomeration economies; intermediate goods; fdi

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
From Russia with Love: The Impact of Relocated Firms on Incumbent Survival Oliver Falck, Christina Guenther, Stephan Heblich and William R. Kerr August 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0088:
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JEL Classification: R10; L10; H25; O10; J20


Tags: agglomeration; competition; firm dynamics; labor; germany

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Is the Sky the Limit? An Analysis of High-Rise Office Buildings Hans R. A. Koster, Piet Rietveld and Jos N. van Ommerren
July 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0086:
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JEL Classification: R30; R33


Tags: commercial buildings; building height; landmarks; reputation effect; semiparametric regression; agglomeration effect

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Agglomeration in the Periphery Matti Sarvimäki
May 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0080:
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JEL Classification: R12; J61; N94


Tags: agglomeration externalities; natural advantages; migration

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Investigating Agglomeration Economies in a Panel of European Cities and Regions Michael Artis, Declan Curran and Marianne Sensier April 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0078:
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JEL Classification: C22; E32; E37; E40


Tags: agglomeration; system dynamic panel data estimations

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Industry and the Urge to Cluster: A Study of the Informal Sector in India Megha Mukim
March 2011
Paper No' SERCDP0072:
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JEL Classification: R12; R3; O17


Tags: agglomeration economies; informal sector; location choice

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Self-Reinforcing Shocks: Evidence from a Resettlement Policy Aki Kangasharju and Matti Sarvimäki
April 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0047:
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JEL Classification: F12; J10; R12; N94


Tags: economic geography; agglomeration; migration

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Agglomeration Elasticities and Firm Heterogeneity Daniel J. Graham and David C. Maré
February 2010
Paper No' SERCDP0043:
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JEL Classification: L25; R12; R3


Tags: agglomeration; urban density; productivity

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Impact of Aging and Technological Relatedness on Agglomeration Externalities: A Survival Analysis Ron Boschma, Martin Henning and Frank Neffke November 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0036:
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JEL Classification: R11; C41; O30


Tags: agglomeration externalities; nursery cities; cox regression; aalen; plant survival; sweden

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Dynamics of FDI Location: A Markov Analysis for British Regions Jonathan Jones and Colin Wren
November 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0035:
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JEL Classification: O12; L20; R58


Tags: foreign direct investment; location; transition matrices; agglomeration; regional policy

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Agglomeration Economies and Labour Productivity: Evidence from Longitudinal Worker Data for GB's Travel-to-Work Areas Daniel J. Graham and Patricia C. Melo October 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0031:
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JEL Classification: J31; R12; R23


Tags: agglomeration externalities; wages; endogeneity; sorting

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
The Productivity Advantages of Large Cities: Distinguishing Agglomeration from Firm Selection PierrePhilippe Combes, Gilles Duranton, Laurent Gobillon, Diego Puga and Sébastien Roux October 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0027:
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JEL Classification: C52; R12; D24


Tags: agglomeration; firm selection; productivity; cities

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Assessing Agglomeration Economies in a Spatial Framework with Endogenous Regressors Michael Artis, Ernest Miguélez and Rosina Moreno June 2009
Paper No' SERCDP0023:
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JEL Classification: C21; J24; R10; R11; R12


Tags: agglomeration economies; intangible assets; endogeneity; spatial autocorrelation

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Survival of the Fittest in Cities: Agglomeration, Selection and Polarisation Kristian Behrens and Frédéric Robert-Nicoud
November 2008
Paper No' SERCDP0012:
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JEL Classification: F12; R12


Tags: entrepreneur heterogeneity; firm selection; agglomeration; income inequalities; urbanization; urban systems

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CEP Discussion Paper
Evolution of Locations, Specialisation and Factor Returns with Two Distinct Waves of Globalisation Jang Ping Thia
June 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0875:
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JEL Classification: F02; F12; F16


Tags: agglomeration; wage inequality; globalisation

CEE/Education and Skills Programme Discussion Paper
Urban Density and Pupil Attainment Steve Gibbons and Olmo Silva
May 2007
Paper No' CEEDP0080:
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JEL Classification: I20; R20; J24;


Tags: urban density and agglomeration; school choice and competition; pupil achievement

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CEP Discussion Paper
The Plant Size-Place Effect: Agglomeration and Monopsony in Labour Markets Alan Manning
January 2007
Paper No' CEPDP0773:
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JEL Classification: J21; J42; R23


Tags: agglomeration; labour markets; monopsony

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CEP Discussion Paper
Rising Trade Costs? Agglomeration and Trade with Endogenous Transaction Costs Gilles Duranton and Michael Storper
April 2005
Paper No' CEPDP0683:
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JEL Classification: D23; D24; R12


Tags: transaction costs; trade costs; transport costs; agglomeration; vertically linked industries

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CEP Discussion Paper
Evaluating Urban Transport Improvements: Cost Benefit Analysis in the Presence of Agglomeration and Income Taxation Anthony J. Venables September 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0651:
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JEL Classification: R200; R420


Tags: agglomeration; productivity; urban transport

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CEP Discussion Paper
Cities, Matching and the Productivity Gains of Agglomeration Fredrik Andersson, Simon Burgess and Julia Lane
September 2004
Paper No' CEPDP0648:
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JEL Classification: R23; R12; J24


Tags: urban productivity; matching; agglomeration

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CEP Discussion Paper
Buzz: Face-to-Face Contact and the Urban Economy Michael Storper and Anthony J. Venables
December 2003
Paper No' CEPDP0598:
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JEL Classification: R1


Tags: agglomeration; clustering; urban economics; face-to-face

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CEP Discussion Paper
City Size Distributions As A Consequence of the Growth Process Gilles Duranton
October 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0550:
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JEL Classification: O18;R11;R12


Tags: city size distribution; quality-ladder models of growth; agglomeration economies

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CEP Discussion Paper
Trade and Industrial Location with Heterogeneous Labor Mary Amiti and Christopher A. Pissarides
August 2002
Paper No' CEPDP0541:
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JEL Classification: F12;J41;R12;R13


Tags: agglomeration; matching; spatial mismatch; inter-regional trade

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CEP Discussion Paper
Labor Pooling, Labor Poaching and Spatial Clustering Pierre-Philippe Combes and Gilles Duranton
September 2001
Paper No' CEPDP0510:
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JEL Classification: J60; L13; R32


Tags: labor pooling; labor poaching; firm clustering; agglomeration