The Relocation of R&D Establishments in France: An Empirical Analysis
Josep-Maria Arauzo-Carod (),
Miguel Manjón-Antolín () and
Óscar Martínez ()
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Miguel Manjón-Antolín: QURE & CREIP, Department of Economics (Universitat Rovira i Virgili)
Óscar Martínez: QURE & CREIP, Department of Economics (Universitat Rovira i Virgili)
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Miguel Manjon Antolin ()
INVESTIGACIONES REGIONALES - Journal of REGIONAL RESEARCH, 2015, issue 33, 97-119
This paper analyses the relocation of R&D establishments between French’s Zones d’Emploi in the 2008 to 2010 period. We find that small size establishments predominate in these relocations, which occur mostly around major urban areas and in a short distance from the original location (although a negative relation between distance and size seems to exist). Lastly, estimates from a gravity model for origin-destination flows show that the main determinants of the relocation of R&D establishments include agglomeration economies, labour market characteristics, institutional features, transport infrastructures and educational levels. However, there are substantial differences in the way these variables affect intra- and inter-ZdE flows.
Keywords: firm relocation; R&D; France (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: O30 R12 R30 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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