Spatial dynamics of firms (In French)
Marie Coris (),
Vincent Frigant (),
Jean-Bernard Layan () and
Damien Talbot ()
Cahiers du GREThA from Groupe de Recherche en Economie Théorique et Appliquée(GREThA)
This paper is a survey of the literature about the spatial dynamics of firms. In a first part, we discuss about the traditional theories of location. We review the insights of these theories but also their limits. In particular, we stress the necessity to organize a true dialog between the approaches focusing on firms\' organization, and those who are focusing on the territorial dimension. In other words, we stress that it is a necessity to cross Industrial dynamics and Regional science. In this perspective, the second part of the paper explores the contribution of the Economics of Proximities’ approach. After a presentation of the French school of proximity, we apply this framework to some key current issues
Keywords: Industry; Space; Location; Firm; Proximity (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: R3 F23 L23 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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