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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Measuring the impact of agglomeration on productivity : evidence from Chilean retailers

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

GARATE S. (1) ; PENNINGTON-CROSS A. (1) ;
(1) College of Business Administration, Dept. of Economics, Marquette Univ., Madison, ETATS-UNIS

Abstract

This article measures the impact of agglomeration on productivity through evidence from Chilean retailers. It shows that density could increase or decrease productivity depending on the relative extent of increased competition versus productivity gains, as consumers choose where to shop based on their interests in reducing shopping time (transport costs) and comparison shopping (product quality and pricing). Results indicate that density has a differential impact depending on the store itself and the mix of stores nearby

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Urban studies / ISSN 0042-0980

Editor : Longman Group, Harlow - ROYAUME-UNI (1964)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 51, no8 [pp. 1653-1671]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.

Collation : 9 tabl.

Language

Anglais

Digital Object Identifier

Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1177/0042098013499797

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