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Urban economies and productivity

Urban economies and productivity

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Published by Micro-economic Analysis Division, Statistics Canada in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Labour productivity -- Canada -- Econometric models,
  • Manufacturing industries -- Location -- Canada,
  • Urban economics

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John R. Baldwin ... [et al.].
    SeriesEconomic analysis research paper series -- no. 45
    ContributionsBaldwin, John R., Statistics Canada. Micro-Economic Anaylis Division., Statistics Canada. Analytical Studies Branch.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22250626M
    ISBN 109780662462392

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Urban Economies and Productivity. June The book presents the outcomes of the research by the Institute of Development in Sopot financed. Localization and Urbanization Economies are two types of external economies of scale, or agglomeration al economies of scale result from an increase in the productivity of an entire industry, region, or economy due to factors outside of an individual company.

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