Agglomeration theory with heterogeneous agents
Kristian Behrens () and
No 10184, CEPR Discussion Papers from C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers
This chapter surveys recent developments in agglomeration theory within a unifying framework. We highlight how locational fundamentals, agglomeration economies, the spatial sorting of heterogeneous agents, and selection effects affect the size, productivity, composition, and inequality of cities, as well as their size distribution in the urban system.
Keywords: agglomeration; city-size distribution; heterogeneous agents; inequality; selection; sorting (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D31 R12 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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