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The location of European industry

Author(s): K.H. Midelfart - Knarvik (NHH and CEPR), H.G. Overman, S.J. Redding and A.J. Venables (LSE and CEPR)

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The objectives of this study are to describe the changes in industrial location that have occured in Europe in recent decades; to establish whether these are associated with countries' economic structures becoming more or less similar, and industries becoming more or less spatially concentrated; to compare industrial location patterns in Europe and the US; and to identify the underlying forces that determine industrial location and assess the extent to which these have changed in recent years.

(European Economy. Economic Papers 142. April 2000. Brussels. 67pp. Tab. Bibliogr. free.)

ECFIN/318/00-EN (rev (online)

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