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CORE READINGS

Denotes papers from Ph.D. dissertation work.
  1. Hanson, Gordon H. 2001. Scale Economies and the Geographic Concentration of Industry. Journal of Economic Geography 1 (3):255–276.
  2. Ellison, Glenn, and Edward L. Glaeser. 1997. Geographic Concentration in U.S. Manufacturing Industries: A Dartboard Approach. The Journal of Political Economy. 105 (5):889–927.
  3. Myles J. Shaver and Flyer, Fredrick. 2000. Agglomeration Economies, Firm Heterogeneity, and Foreign Direct Investment in the United States. Strategic Management Journal. 21:1175-1193.
  4. Alcacer, Juan. 2006. Location Choices across the Value Chain: How Activity and Capability Influence Collocation. Management Science 52 (10):1457–1471.
  5. Sorenson, Olav, and Toby E. Stuart. 2001. Syndication Networks and the Spatial Distribution of Venture Capital Investments. American Journal of Sociology 106 (6):1546–1588.
  6. Agrawal, Ajay, Iain Cockburn and John McHale. 2006. Gone But Not Forgotten: Knowledge Flows, Labor Mobility, and Enduring Social Relationships. Journal of Economic Geography 6: 571-591.

SUPPLEMENTARY READINGS

Theoretical Foundations

  1. Marshall, Alfred, 1920. Principles of Economics. London: MacMillan and Co.
  2. Fischer Jeffrey H., Joseph E. Harrington Jr. 1996. Product Variety and Firm Agglomeration. RAND Journal of Economics, 27: 281-309.
  3. Krugman, Paul. 1998. Space: The Final Frontier. Journal of Economic Perspectives 12 (2):161–174.
  4. Lieberman, Marvin, and Shigeru Asaba. 2006. Why do Firms Imitate Each Other? Academy of Management Review 31 (2): 366-385.

Advances in Empirical Methods

  1. Ellison, Glenn, Edward L. Glaeser, and William Kerr. 2007. What Causes Industry Agglomeration? Evidence from Co-agglomeration Patterns. National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper Series (No. 13068). Available from http://www.nber.org/papers/w13068.
  2. Head, Keith, John Ries, and Deborah Swenson. 1995. Agglomeration Benefits and Location Choice: Evidence from Japanese Manufacturing Investments in the United States. Journal of International Economics 38 (3/4):223–247.
  3. Davis, Donald R., and David E. Weinstein. 2002. Bones, Bombs, and Break Points: The Geography of Economic Activity. American Economic Review 92 (5):1269–1289.
  4. Dumais, Guy, Glenn Ellison, and Edward L. Glaeser. 2002. Geographic Concentration as a Dynamic Process. Review of Economics & Statistics 84 (2):193–204.

Firm Heterogeneity and Agglomeration Benefits

  1. Flyer, Fredrick, and J. Myles Shaver. 2003. Location Choices under Agglomeration Externalities and Strategic Interaction. In Advances in Strategic Management, edited by J. A. C. Baum and O. Sorensen. Oxford, UK: JAI Press. pp. 193–213.
  2. Pashigian, B. Peter, and Eric D. Gould 1998. Internalizing Externalities: The Pricing of Space in Shopping Malls. Journal of Law and Economics, 41: 115-42
  3. Chung, Wilbur, and Juan Alcacer. 2002. Knowledge Seeking and Location Choice of Foreign Direct investment in the United States. Management Science 48 (12): 1534-1554.
  4. Kalnins, Arturs, and Wilbur Chung. 2004. Resource-Seeking Agglomeration: A Test of Market Entry in the Lodging Industry. Strategic Management Journal, 25(7): 689-699.
  5. Alcacer, Juan, and Wilbur Chung. 2007. Location Strategies and Knowledge Spillovers. Management Science 53 (5):760–776.

Agglomeration, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  1. Saxenian, AnnaLee. 1991. The Origins and Dynamics of Production Networks in Silicon Valley. Research Policy 20 (5):423–437.
  2. Audretsch, David B., and Maryann P. Feldman. 1996. R&D Spillovers and the Geography of Innovation and Production. American Economic Review 86 (3):630–640.
  3. Zucker, Lynne G., Michael R. Darby, and Marilyn B. Brewer. 1998. Intellectual Human Capital and the Birth of U.S. Biotechnology Enterprises. American Economic Review 88 (1):290–306.
  4. Almeida, Paul and Bruce Kogut. 1999. Localization of Knowledge and the Mobility of Engineers in Regional Networks. Management Science 45 (7): 905-917.
  5. Michelacci, Claudio, and Olmo Silva. 2007. Why So Many Local Entrepreneurs? Review of Economics & Statistics 89 (4):615–633.