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INCREASING RETURNS AND ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY

Paul R. Krugman

INCREASING RETURNS AND ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY

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Online version of print publication JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY v.99 #3 (June 1991) : 483-499.

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"Market Potential, Increasing Returns, and Geographic Concentration," Journal of International Economies, September , 67(1): "The Home Market Effect and Bilateral Trade Patterns," American Economic Review, September , , with Chong Xiang.   The book highlights many examples of how the new economic geography is reshaping development objectives: from initiatives to foster growth via enhanced agglomeration and improved local connectivity to the world economy, to special decentralization programs that channel resources to lagging regions. PART I THE ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY OF REGIONS 1. Paul Krugman (), ‘Increasing Returns and Economic Geography’ 2. Anthony J. Venables (), ‘Equilibrium Locations of Vertically Linked Industries’ 3. Diego Puga (), ‘The Rise and Fall of Regional Inequalities’ 4. The authors show how a common approach that emphasizes the three-way interaction among increasing returns, transportation costs, and the movement of productive factors can be applied to a wide range of issues in urban, regional, and international economics.


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INCREASING RETURNS AND ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY by Paul R. Krugman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Increasing Returns and Economic Geography Paul Krugman Massachusetts Institute of Technology This paper develops a simple model that shows how a country can endogenously become differentiated into an industrialized "core" and an agricultural "periphery." In order to realize scale economiesFile Size: KB.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Krugman, Paul R. Increasing returns and economic geography. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, []. Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper develops a simple model that shows how a country can endogenously become differentiated into an industrialized "core" and an agricultural "periphery." In order to realize scale economies while minimizing transport costs, manufacturing firms tend to locate in the region with larger demand, but the location of demand itself depends.

Link: Increasing Returns and Economic Geography (PDF) acopte T+ J | Research Assistants collaborate with our faculty, affiliated scholars, and postdoctoral scholars in producing research related to inequality.

Downloadable. This paper develops a two-region, two-sector general equilibriun model of location. The location of agricultural production is fixed, but ionopolistcally competitive manufacturing finns choose their location to maximize profits.

If transportation costs are high, returns to scale weak, and the share of spending on manufactured goods low, the incentive to produce close to the. Get this from a library. Increasing Returns and Economic Geography. [Paul Krugman; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: This paper develops a two-region, two-sector general equilibriun model of location.

The location of agricultural production is fixed, but ionopolistcally competitive manufacturing finns. Specifically, the book chapters examine how economic integration influences technological change and growth, the effects on poverty, income distribution and economic development, the consequences of liberalizing foreign direct investment, the impact of capital flows on emerging markets, and the role played by public sector governance and.

New economic geography is a term used in two ways in the international literature. First, and foremost, it is used as the work done by Paul Krugman. economic geography and, by implication, increasing returns.

Davis and Weinstein () implement Krugman’s () test on OECD data. The data strongly reject this model of economic geography in favor of a model of comparative advantage with costs of trade.

Few industries conform to the economic geography model’s predictions, and. In fact I think Krugman cut and pasted a lot from "Development, Geography, and Economic Theory" into "The INCREASING RETURNS AND ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY book Economy", including particular graphs and particular lines (e.g., one about his love of "Micromotives and Macrobehavior", and Gertrude Stein's quote about L.A.

that "there's no there there").Cited by: The basic problem with doing theory in economic geography has always been the observation that any sensible story about regional and urban development must hinge crucially on the role of increasing returns. Suppose that we really lived in the constant-returns world that is still assumed in much economic theory.

My copy is the paperback edition. The new economic geography was later crystallised in the textbook The Spatial Economy by Fujita, Krugman and Venables.

At about the same time, already intrigued by technology, I discovered Brian Arthur through Increasing Returns and Path Dependence in the Economy. New economic geography. It took an interval of eleven years, but ultimately Krugman's work on New Trade Theory (NTT) converged to what is usually called the "new economic geography" (NEG), which Krugman began to develop in a seminal paper, "Increasing Returns and Economic Geography", published in the Journal of Political mater: Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

New trade theory (NTT) is a collection of economic models in international trade which focuses on the role of increasing returns to scale and network effects, which were developed in the late s and early s. New trade theorists relaxed the assumption of constant returns to scale, and some argue that using protectionist measures to build up a huge industrial base in certain.

International Trade, Capital Flows and Economic Development (World Scientific Studies in International Economics Book 68) - Kindle edition by Francisco L Rivera-Batiz, Luis A Rivera-Batiz, Francisco L Rivera-Batiz, Luis A Rivera-Batiz.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while Manufacturer: World Scientific Publishing Company. In economics, diminishing returns is the decrease in the marginal (incremental) output of a production process as the amount of a single factor of production is incrementally increased, while the amounts of all other factors of production stay constant.

The law of diminishing returns states that in all productive processes, adding more of one factor of production, while holding all. But perhaps Ohlin underemphasized what we now think of as new economic geography issues for the same reason that a casual reader, trying to extract a key message from his book, would probably overlook his discussion of these issues: unlike the integration of increasing returns with comparative advantage, which in effect reinforced his basic.

Why Increasing Returns to Scale (IRTS). • “New” Trade Theory proposes IRTS as an alternative rationale for international trade and a potential explanation for the previous facts. • Basic idea: Because of IRTS, similar countries will specialize in different goods to take advantage of large-scale production, thereby leading to trade.

In this broad-ranging book, Eric Beinhocker defends a vision of the economy as a complex adaptive system. The theory that explains the operation of the economic system he calls Complexity Economics.

The Origin of Wealth is a frontal attack on Neoclassical economic theory. New economic geography includes traditional thoughts about spatial economics such as urban economics, regional science, and economic location theory; introduces such concepts as region, location, and distance into economics; and uses increasing returns to scale, external economy, imperfect competition, and spatial agglomeration to explain the.

The authors show how a common approach that emphasizes the three-way interaction among increasing returns, transportation costs, and the movement of productive factors can be applied to a wide range of issues in urban, regional, and international economics.

Since there has been a renaissance of theoretical and empirical work on the spatial aspects of the. This article attempts to explore how key notions from Evolutionary Economics, such as selection, path-dependency, chance and increasing returns, may be Author: Bregje Van Veelen.

INCREASING RETURNS, MONOPOLISTIC COMPETITION, AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE Paul R. KRUGMAN Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA Received Novemberrevised version received February This paper develops a simple, general equilibrium model of noncomparative advantage trade. Trade is driven by economies of scale, which are internal File Size: KB.

New Economic Geography and Economic Integration: A Review SEARCH WP01/02 5 level of transport costs and increasing returns constitute force towards as a crucialgglomeration (or dispersion) in firms’ location behaviour.

Finally, external economies are incorporated in NEG to give an account for the high level ofFile Size: KB. On economic geography in economic theory: increasing returns and pecuniary externalities. Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano, Jacques‐François Thisse. J Econ Geogr, Volume 1, Issue 2, 1 AprilPages –, https://doi View article; Theoretical economic geography and spatial econometrics: dynamic perspectives.

Bernard Fingleton. J Econ. Increasing returns to scale is now fundamental to both economics and economic geography. But first generation theories of endogenous growth imply an empirically-refuted scale effect. This scale effect and assumptions to negate the scale effect both imply unintentional spatial consequences.

A review of the broad economic geography literature. Krugman, P (), “Increasing returns and economic geography”, Journal of political economy 99(3): Moretti, E (), The new geography of jobs, New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

OECD (), “A broken social elevator. How to promote social mobility”, Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. To see what I mean, consider my most cited paper, “Increasing Returns and Economic Geography.” During my research‐ only years (the paper was published in ), I had a reputation among economists as a lucid writer, good at providing intuition and keeping the math level down.

1. Introduction. This Special Issue appears 10 years after the first issue of the Journal of Economic Geography, and 20 years after the publication of the first new economic geography (NEG) model by Paul Krugman (), which to a large extent motivated the launch of the journal back in It also comes 3 years after Krugman’s Nobel Prize in Economics, Cited by: I nU.S.

economist Paul Krugman won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. Krugman, one of the best-known economists in the world, is familiar to the public mainly through his regular column in the New York Times and for his New York Times blog titled “The Conscience of a Liberal.” Besides being an original theorist in international trade, economic geography, and.

Authors: Elhanan Helpman and Paul Krugman. Publisher: MIT Press. Date: April Summary. Market Structure and Foreign Trade presents a coherent theory of trade in the presence of market structures other than perfect competition.

The theory it develops explains trade patterns, especially of industrial countries, and provides an integration between trade. Increasing Returns, Indivisibility, and All That. Authors. Curtis Eaton. Book. On The Foundations of Monopolistic Competition and Economic Geography: The Selected Essays of B.

Curtis Eaton and Richard G. Lipsey. Publisher. Edward Elgar Press. top. Powered by. Paul Krugman's work, in particular, has been very influential in promoting this view.

According to Krugman, in a world of imperfect competition, international trade is driven as much by increasing returns and external economies as by comparative by: Taken together with the standard assumptions of new economic geography models (Dixit-Stiglitz preferences, increasing returns, and iceberg transport costs for manufactures), these imply that prices and/or costs will be lower in more agglomerated locations.

(a) Increasing returns to scale and high fixed costs may be inconsistent with perfect competition. In such a case, the initial autarkic state may be a suboptimal equilibrium. For example, relative prices may not equal marginal rates of transformation. THE NEW ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY Armin Schmutzler Socioeconomic Center, Zu¨rich Abstract.

Recently, the ‘new economic geography’ literature has developed as a theory of the emergence of large agglomerations which relies on increasing returns to scale and transportation costs. This literature builds on diverse intellectual traditions.

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"I have spent my whole professional life as an international economist thinking andwriting about economic geography, without being aware of it," begins Paul Krugman in the readableand anecdotal style that has become a hallmark of his writings.

Krugman observes that his ownshortcomings in ignoring economic geography have been shared by many professional 5/5(1). Entrepreneurship, Geography, and American Economic Growth; Entrepreneurship, Geography, and American Economic Growth Increasing returns and economic geography.

Journal of Political Economy – Krugman, Book summary views reflect the number of visits to the book and chapter landing by: THE NEW ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY, NOW MIDDLE-AGED Paul Krugman us, in belligerent tones, for any evidence that increasing returns and positive external economies actually play any important economic role.

I think I replied “Cities” – to be greeted with a stare Many economic geographers proper were furious at the rise of the new.

Ch. Increasing Returns, Imperfect Competition and the Positive Theory There have also been several papers that attempt to link the new economic geography back more directly to international trade issues per se. Venables () has put forward a model in which vertical linkages between industries whose products are tradeable only at a Cited by: This paper combines the perspective of an international economist with that of an economic geographer to reflect on how and to what extent the Internet will affect the location of economic activity.

Even after the very substantial transportation and communication improvements during the 20th Century, most exchanges of physical goods continue to Cited by: New economic geography provides an integrated and micro-founded approach to spatial economics. It emphasizes the role of clustering forces in generating an uneven distribution of economic activity and income across space.