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From sectoral to functional urban specialization

Gilles Duranton

From sectoral to functional urban specialization

by Gilles Duranton

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
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    Subjects:
  • Industrial location -- United States.,
  • Corporations -- Headquarters -- Location -- United States.,
  • Production functions -- United States.,
  • Cities and towns -- Economic conditions -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGilles Duranton, Diego Puga.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 9112, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 9112.
    ContributionsPuga, Diego., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination33 p. :
    Number of Pages33
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22441414M

    Emerging Third Stage Peri-Urbanization: Functional Specialization in the Hangzhou Peri-Urban Region Douglas R. Webster, Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University Jianming Cai, Beijing Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences Larissa Muller, Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford. the urban area that is not suburban; generally, the older or original city that is surrounded by newer suburbs Functional specialization. production of particular goods or services as a dominant activity in a particular location. Gated communities. a sector in .

    The detailed courses under this specialization are Urban transportation, Railways and Transportation Economics. Energy. Energy sector specialization has courses on Conventional Energy generation, transmission and distribution, renewable energy sources, Oil & Gas business, processing and distribution. Urban infrastructure. 1. The scheme of Syllabi offers two types of specializations, i.e., Functional specialization and Sectoral specialization. Students will opt either Functional specialization or Sectoral specialization. The Functional specializations include Marketing, Finance, Human Resource, Information Technology and International Business.

    From Sectoral to Functional Urban Specialisation. By Gilles Duranton and Diego Puga. Abstract. Striking evidence is presented of a previously unremarked transformation of urban structure from mainly sectoral to mainly functional specialisation. We offer an explanation showing that this transformation is inextricably interrelated with changes. Hoyt Model or Sector Model () of Urban Land Use by Homer Hoyt. 19/05/ 17/07/ / By admin / Settlement Geography. Urban areas have always been an area of research and has caught the attention of scholars and academicians. Homer Hoyt gave sector model which is also known as Hoyt Model in which explains how cities grew.


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From sectoral to functional urban specialisation It is now possible to derive our main result. The choice of organisational form by firms as well as the urban structure depend on how much higher is the cost of providing head- quarter services to a plant in a different city as compared to a plant in the same city (ρ).Cited by: From Sectoral to Functional Urban Specialization Gilles Duranton, Diego Puga.

NBER Working Paper No. Issued in August NBER Program(s):International Trade and Investment Striking evidence is presented of a previously unremarked transformation of urban structure from mainly sectoral to mainly functional by: Get this from a library.

From sectoral to functional urban specialization. [Gilles Duranton; Diego Puga; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: Striking evidence is presented of a previously unremarked transformation of urban structure from mainly sectoral to mainly functional specialization.

We offer an explanation showing that. Urban functional specialization, rather than sectoral, as articulated by Duranton and Puga (), also leads to structural differences.

In other words, certain economic functions, like management. Downloadable. Striking evidence is presented of a previously unremarked transformation of urban structure from mainly sectoral to mainly functional specialization.

We offer an explanation showing that this transformation is inextricably interrelated with changes in firms' organization. A greater variety of business services for headquarters and of sector-specific intermediates for production.

Duranton, Gilles & Puga, Diego, "From Sectoral to Functional Urban Specialization," CEPR Discussion PapersC.E.P.R. Discussion Papers. Duranton, Gilles & Puga, Diego, "From sectoral to functional urban specialisation," LSE Research Online Documents on EconomicsLondon School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.

From Sectoral To Functional Urban Specialisation. Gilles Duranton From sectoral to functional urban specialization book Diego Puga (). CEP Discussion Papers from Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.

Abstract: We document and then develop a model explaining and relating changes in firms' organisation and in urban structure. Sharing of business services by headquarters and of sector-specific intermediates by production plants within a. Striking evidence is presented of a previously unremarked transformation of urban structure from mainly sectoral to mainly functional specialization.

We offer an explanation showing that this transformation is inextricably interrelated with changes in firms' organization. Duranton, D. Puga / Journal of Urban Economics 57 () – Table 1 The diminishing sectoral specialisation and increasing functional specialisation of US cities Local populationa Sectoral Functional specialisation specialisationb in management.

Henderson, ). While specialisation continues to be an important feature of the urban system of the United States, cities are increasingly distinguished by their functional specialisation (i.e., in management and services versus production) rather than by their sectoral specialisation (i.e., in one particular sector of activity versus.

From Sectoral to Functional Urban Specialization Gilles Duranton and Diego Puga NBER Working Paper No. August JEL No. R30, L23, R12 ABSTRACT Striking evidence is presented of a previously unremarked transformation of urban structure from mainly sectoral to mainly functional specialization.

We offer an explanation showing that this. The extent of urban specialization is closely related to urban development level. This paper distinguishes relative specialization and absolute specialization in terms of their connotations and measurement methods, and examines functional specialization in general.

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CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Why are some cities specialised and others diversified. What are the advantages and disadvantages of urban specialisation and diversity.

To what extent does the structure of cities, and the activities of firms and people in them, change over time. How does the sectoral composition of cities influence their evolution. Functional specialization, sectoral specialization, and inter-city trade.

James R. Markusen. Anthony J. Venables. Abstract. The comparative advantage of cities is based on their efficiency in the production of ‘functions’, e.g. business services such as finance, law, engineering, or other inputs that are used in a wide range of sectors.

Urban Functional Specialization 23 Table 1. Changes of functional structure of cities in Turkey, in and Sector/Industry Mean Percentage change Manifacturing Mining Construction 8,48 8,87 Wholesale and Retail Trade There has been a transformation of urban structure from mainly sectoral to functional specialization.

This transformation is inextricably interrelated with changes in firms' organization. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Abstract. This paper combines the empirical finding of a functional specialization of cities with regional dynamics.

We distinguish between cities dominated by headquarters and service firms (urban agglomerations), those with large stand-alone production plants in one sector (industrial agglomerations), and cities with integrated smaller firms (industrial districts).

• Urban areas, however, have a larger proportion of workers in the secondary and tertiary sectors. It is this aspect that is relevant to the economic classification of India’s urban places. • The census industrial categories form the basis for a functional classification of urban places.

An urban zone is a sector of a city within which land use is relatively uniform (e.g., an industrial or residential zone). The term central city is often used to denote the part of an urban area that lies within the outer ring of residential suburbs.

A suburb is an outlying, functionally uniform part of an urban. From sectoral to functional urban specialization. Journal of Urban Econom – CrossRef Google Scholar.

Henderson, J. The urbanization process and economic growth: the so-what question. Journal of Economic Growth 8, 47– Buy this book on publisher's site; Personalised recommendations.

Cite entry.Discussing the functional dimension of urban design, this chapter reiterates the importance of understanding urban design as a design process. In any design process, there is a danger of narrowly prioritising a particular dimension – aesthetic, functional, technical or economic – and of isolating it from its context and from its.