(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1998)

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Labor-market imperfections and the agglomeration of firms : evidence from the emergent period of the US semiconductor industry

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Utilizing two data sets containing information on the employment changes of US semiconductor engineers during the critical formative period (1950-75), the A. tests the pooling and anchoring hypotheses of urban economic theory while extending the theory to incorporate the effects of labor and firm specialization. The results discount frequently offered explanations for the emergence of industrial agglomerations and suggest that agglomerations may be a product of entrepreneurship induced by particular permanently failing firms


Article of periodic

published at : Environment & planning A / ISSN 0308-518X

Editor : Pion, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1974)

Millesime : 1998, vol. 30, no3 [pp. 439-462]

Bibliographic references : 3 p.

Collation : Illustration ;



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 15583 A

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