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New economic geography and economic history: a survey of recent contributions through the lens of the Spanish industrialization process

Julio Martinez-Galarraga (), Elisenda Paluzie (), Jordi Pons, Javier Silvestre and Daniel A. Tirado
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Julio Martinez-Galarraga: Universitat de València
Jordi Pons: Universitat de Barcelona
Javier Silvestre: Universidad de Zaragoza
Daniel A. Tirado: Universitat de València

Cliometrica, 2021, vol. 15, issue 3, No 5, 719-751

Abstract: Abstract This paper aims to provide a synthesis of a number of articles that over the last few years have explored the industrialization process in Spain from the perspective of the new economic geography (NEG). To this end, we present some of the seminal theoretical papers of the NEG literature from which originated the main theoretical predictions that have been tested through empirical analysis applied to the case of Spain. We also look at those papers on the economic history of Spain that—through the use of an economic geography framework—have analysed how the location and regional concentration of manufacturing has evolved over the years. Altogether, this paper aims not only to present the determinants of the industrial map of Spain, but also to highlight the positive externalities that stem from the interaction between the NEG and economic history, showing the usefulness of a cliometric approach based on economic theory and empirical testing to give us a more detailed knowledge of the past.

Keywords: Economic history; Economic geography; Manufacturing; Spain (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: N9 R1 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2021
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