Neighborhoods to Nations via Social Interactions.

Ioannides, Yannis Menelaos.


  • The paper examines decisions by individuals and firms in the presence of social interactions and then turns to cities as the units of analysis. The city-based analysis shows the critical role of intercity trade and its impact on urban sectoral and functional specialization. The paper also examines long-run economic growth in economies made up of cities and Zipf's law in that context. The paper syn... read more
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  • Ioannides, Yannis M. 2015. "Neighborhoods to nations via social interactions." Economic Modelling 48: 5-15. doi:10.1016/j.econmod.2014.10.057.
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