Spatial interactions among U.S. cities: 1900-1990.

Ioannides, Yannis Menelaos.

Dobkins, Linda Harris.


  • We test implications of economic geography by exploring spatial interactions among U.S. cities. We use a data set consisting of 1900-1990 metro area populations, and spatial measures including distance from the nearest larger city in a higher- tier, adjacency, and location within U.S. regions. We also date cities from their time of settlement. We find that among cities which enter the system, larg... read more
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  • Dobkins, Linda Harris and Yannis M. Ioannides. 2001. "Spatial interactions among U.S. cities: 1900-1990." Regional Science and Urban Economics 31(6): 701-731. doi:10.1016/S0166-0462(01)00067-9.
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