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This paper discusses a model of the New Economic Geography, in which the seminal core-periphery model of Krugman (1991) is extended by endogenous research activities. Beyond the common "anonymous" consideration of R&D expenditures within fixed costs, this model introduces vertical product...
This paper picks up the seminal model of Venables (1996) and provides a quantifying concept for the sectoral coherence in vertical-linkage models of the New Economic Geography. Based upon an alternative approach to solve the model and to determine critical trade cost values, this paper focuses...
This paper proposes a model of urban agglomeration in conjunction with imperfect competition and endogenous product R&D of firms. The quality of differentiated manufacturing goods is a result of R&D services provided by research firms. Sectoral interactions are subject to spatially dependent...
This paper discusses the interdependencies that exist between vertically-linked industries in the (Spence-)Dixit-Stiglitz model of monopolistic competition. The main objective is to develop a concept for quantifying the magnitude of sectoral coherence in models of the New Economic Geography. It...
Nach einer mehrjährigen Konsolidierungsphase konnte die deutsche Biotechnologiebranche zunehmend Marktanteile im internationalen Wettbewerb gewinnen. Derzeitig werden zwei Entwicklungen innerhalb der Branche intensiv diskutiert: die Osterweiterung der Europäischen Union und die zunehmende...