Productivity and proximity

Webber, D. J. and White, P. (2010) Productivity and proximity. Empirical Economics Letters, 9 (4). pp. 323-330. ISSN 1681-8997

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Abstract

Labour productivity is known to be higher in the presence of agglomeration economies. This paper presents an analysis of the shape of the relationship between labour productivity and the distance between the firm and the region’s central business district. Based on plant-level data across England our empirical estimates indicate that this relationship is non-linear.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:labour productivity, distance, CBD
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Business and Law > Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance
ID Code:15891
Deposited By: Professor D. Webber
Deposited On:01 Nov 2011 16:23
Last Modified:17 Jan 2014 07:50

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