Concentration of Resources and Economic Growth

  • David Castells-Quintana Universidad de Barcelona
Keywords: concentration, inequality, agglomeration, growth, development

Abstract

In this letter I summarise the main results and contributions from my Ph.D. thesis on concentration of resources and economic development. The empirical analysis performed in the thesis, and summarised here, focuses on two mayor world trends in modern economic development, namely increasing agglomeration and rising inequalities within countries. In particular, the impact of both trends on long-run economic growth is studied, and results are discussed in light of relevant policy debate.

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Published
2015-05-22
How to Cite
Castells-Quintana, D. (2015) “Concentration of Resources and Economic Growth”, REGION, 2(1), pp. Y17-Y25. doi: https://doi.org/10.18335/region.v2i1.79.
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Letters