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dc.contributor.advisorMoreno Serrano, Rosina-
dc.contributor.advisorMiguélez, Ernest-
dc.contributor.authorKalash, Basheer Esmat-
dc.descriptionTreballs Finals del Màster d'Economia, Facultat d'Economia i Empresa, Universitat de Barcelona, Curs: 2014-2015, Tutor: Rosina Moreno Serrano i Ernest Miguélez Sánchezca
dc.description.abstractThis paper gives new evidence on the positive relationship between innovation and agglomeration, using a relatively unused dataset covering the vast majority of urban agglomerations of Europe. Our results show that, all else are equal, patent intensity is about 20 to 22 percent higher in a metropolitan area that is twice denser than another one. On the other hand, we go further than previous studies and differentiate between the patents based on their quality. We find that the agglomeration effect is higher for breakthrough innovations (the most highly cited patents), which means that agglomeration has higher impact on more qualified inventions. We also find evidence of a congestion effect. Finally, quite interestingly, we find a decreasing impact of agglomeration over
dc.format.extent22 p.-
dc.rightscc-by-nc-nd (c) Kalash, 2015-
dc.subject.classificationConcentració industrialcat
dc.subject.classificationLocalització industrialcat
dc.subject.classificationOrdenació del territoricat
dc.subject.classificationTesis de màstercat
dc.subject.classificationPoblació Urbana-
dc.subject.otherIndustrial concentrationeng
dc.subject.otherIndustrial locationeng
dc.subject.otherRegional planningeng
dc.subject.otherMasters theseseng
dc.subject.otherCity dwellers-
dc.titleAgglomeration and Innovation: Evidence from European Metropolitan Areasca
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