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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000050256

Spatial Interaction and Economic Growth

Deeken, Tim

Abstract:
Spatial interaction is a central characteristic of economic activity. This thesis aims at providing new insights into the role of integration in the agglomeration-growth nexus and argues that integration is a multidimensional concept that pins down the impact of institutions to a spatial dimension. Also, the impact of genetic distance and data revisions on knowledge spillovers is discussed. Finally, knowledge spillovers are analyzed by applying a multi-region endogenous growth model to the US.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre (ECON)
Publikationstyp Hochschulschrift
Jahr 2015
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-502566
KITopen ID: 1000050256
Verlag Karlsruhe
Abschlussart Dissertation
Fakultät Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften (WIWI)
Institut Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre (ECON)
Prüfungsdaten 06.11.2015
Referent/Betreuer Prof. I. Ott
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