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The spatial evolution of the British automobile industry

Ron Boschma () and Rik Wenting ()

No 504, Papers in Evolutionary Economic Geography (PEEG) from Utrecht University, Department of Human Geography and Spatial Planning, Group Economic Geography

Abstract: This paper aims to describe and explain the spatial evolution of the automobile sector in Great Britain from an evolutionary perspective. This analysis is based on a unique database of all entries and exits in this sector during the period 1895-1968, collected by the authors. Cox regressions show that spinoff dynamics, localization economies and time of entry have had a significant effect on the survival rate of automobile firms during the period 1895-1968.

Keywords: evolutionary economics; automobile industry; entry; exit (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 24 pages
Date: 2004-08, Revised 2004-08
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