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Integration, agglomeration and the poltical economics of factor mobility

Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano

Integration, agglomeration and the poltical economics of factor mobility

by Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano

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Published by European University Institute in Badia Fiesolana, San Domenico .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGianmarco I.P. Ottaviano and Jacques-François Thisse.
SeriesEUI working paper -- no.99/27
ContributionsThisse, Jacques-François., European University Institute (Economics Department)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18304550M

Factor Mobility, Regional Development, and the Distribution of Income Rachel McCulloch and Janet L. Yellen Harvard University A three-factor model of a small country or region is used to analyze the. Commodity movements and factor movements are substitutes. The absence of trade impediments implies commodity-price equalization and, even when factors are Immobile, a tendency toward factor-price is equally true that perfect factor mobility results in factor-price equalization and, even when commodity movements cannot take place, in commodity-price equalization.

single category of variable, whether political or economic. In this way, it harks back to a pre-twentieth-century tradition of political economy, in which thinkers as different as Adam Smith and Karl Marx under­ stood that governments made economic policy in a political context and that economic outcomes had political and social implications. Global Integration, Factor Mobility and EMU: Implications for the Irish Economy Trinity Economic Papers Series Policy Paper No. 98/1 Dermot McAleese, Department of Economics, Trinity College, Dublin 2 email: [email protected] Acknowledgements The author is Whately Professor of Political Economy at Trinity College Dublin.

  A complex of factors undoubtedly contributed to the general sharp reversal of global economic integration in the interwar period, including especially the economic effects of the great depression. Several studies have suggested economic and political economy explanations for this reversal, especially as relates to developments in the United.   A removal of barriers for the mobility of factors in certain integration arrangements among countries has an impact on the mobility of capital, firms and individuals within the group. Various aspects of this factor mobility are analysed in eight detailed chapters. The second theme of the Handbook is devoted to agriculture and environment.


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Integration, agglomeration and the poltical economics of factor mobility by Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano Download PDF EPUB FB2

Integration, agglomeration and the political economics of factor mobility Finally, we show that competitive lobbying on factor mobility by the two groups of workers sustains the second best optimum. Previous article Our model lends itself quite naturally to studying the political economics of the distributive effects generated by the Cited by: Integration, Agglomeration and the Political Economics of Factor Mobility Article in Journal of Public Economics 83(3) February with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Get this from a library. Integration, agglomeration and the political economics of factor mobility. [Gianmarco I P Ottaviano; Jacques-François Thisse; European University Institute. Department of Economics.]. Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper tackles the issue of the optimality of agglomeration in a two-region economy with skilled/mobile and unskilled/immobile workers.

The market leads to the optimal outcome when transport costs are high or low. However, for intermediate values, it yields agglomeration whereas dispersion is socially desirable. Integration, agglomeration and the political economics of factor mobility Author links open overlay panel Gianmarco I.P.

Ottaviano a b c Jacques-François Thisse b d Show moreCited by:   The market leads to the optimal outcome when transport costs are high or low. However, for intermediate values, it yields agglomeration whereas dispersion is socially desirable.

We show that competitive lobbying on factor mobility by the two groups of workers sustains the second best optimum. However, for intermediate values, it yields agglomeration whereas dispersion is socially desirable. We show that competitive lobbying on factor mobility by the two groups of workers sustains the second best eration; Integration; Mobility; Political Economy.

Integration, agglomeration and the political economics of factor mobility. In: Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 83, no. 3, p. (Mars ) Permanent URL.

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link). "Integration, Agglomeration and the Political Economics of Factor Mobility," Economics Working Papers eco99/27, European University Institute.

OTTAVIANO, Gianmarco & THISSE, Jacques-François, " Integration, agglomeration and the political economics of factor mobility," CORE Discussion Papers RPUniversité catholique de Louvain. Ottaviano G.I.P. and Thisse J.-F. () 'Integration, agglomeration and the political economics of factor mobility', forthcoming in the Journal of Public Economics.

] References Heckman. This paper examines the importance of factor mobility within countries for the manifestation of agglomeration and location effects emphasized in the new economic geography literature. Working with a model of trade under monopolistic competition, the relationship of factor mobility (in particular labor) to industry adjustment and relocation is.

international factor movements, there are major differences, some of which are economic and some political. For example, a labor-abundant country may sometimes import capital-intensive goods (as free trade in goods suggests), but in other circumstances it might borrow capital from other countries when free factor mobility is allowed.

Factor Mobility and Migration Share Page. Book Table of Contents. Factor Mobility and Migration Authors/Editors MOBILITY, MIGRATION, ECONOMIC CONCENTRATION, ECONOMIC INTEGRATION, ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY. World Development Report Reshaping Economic Geography.

Published: November ISBN: e-ISBN: (2) perfect mobility of both physical and human capital. Metrics are developed to measure the distance between this benchmark and the observed equilibrium that is characterized by barriers to international trade and to factor mobility.

Measurements allow then for the comparison of integration. Economic integration - Economic integration - The political factor: Although economic integration leads to regionalism as a method of organizing interstate relations that focuses on economic questions, it is in the end a politically motivated concept.

States do not fall into economic regionalism by accident. Rather, they engage in long, sustained, and highly technical discussions to carefully. Levels of Economic Integration. Economic integration can be classified into five additive levels, each present in the global landscape: Free trade.

Tariffs (a tax imposed on imported goods) between member countries are significantly reduced, some abolished altogether. Each member country keeps its own tariffs in regard to third countries. Its goal is to explain further the trade-off between various forms of increasing returns and different types of mobility costs.

Although referring to agglomeration as a generic term is convenient, it should be noted that the concept of economic agglomeration refers to distinct real world situations. Economic integration, process in which two or more states in a broadly defined geographic area reduce a range of trade barriers to advance or protect a set of economic goals.

The level of integration involved in an economic regionalist project can vary enormously from loose association to a sophisticated, deeply integrated, transnationalized economic space.

Chapter 2: Models of ‘New Economic Geography’: Factor Mobility vs. Vertical Linkages Chapter 3: Testing the ‘New Economic Geography’: A Comparative Analysis Based on EU Regional Data Chapter 4: From Theory to Estimation and Back: The Empirical Relevance of the New Economic.

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Agglomeration and Trade with Input–Output Linkages and Capital Mobility. Spatial Economic Analysis: Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. Economics of Agglomeration, Second Edition is essential reading for graduate students in regional and urban economics for years to come.' Steven Brakman, University of Groningen 'The first edition of Economics of Agglomeration by Masa Fujita and Jacques Thisse was a masterful integration of nearly years of research in regional and urban.