Agglomeration economies and urban productivity

  • Tania Paola Torres Gutierrez Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja
  • Jessica Andrea Ordóñez Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja

Abstract

This study explores the relationship between agglomeration economies and industrial productivity between 1980 and 2010 in Ecuador. The measure of productivity used is labour productivity. We conclude that urbanization economies have a positive impact on productivity in the period analyzed.

Author Biography

Jessica Andrea Ordóñez, Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja

Economics Department 

Published
2019-01-29
How to Cite
Torres Gutierrez, T. P. and Ordóñez, J. A. (2019) “Agglomeration economies and urban productivity”, REGION, 6(1), pp. 17-24. doi: 10.18335/region.v6i1.242.
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