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Location Decisions of Firms and Social Interactions

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the impact of social interactions on firms' location decisions, focusing on the effects of proximity to other firms, the size of the total urban economy, the availability of a ... More


Location Decisions of Individuals and Social Interactions

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the location decisions of individuals, with particular emphasis on neighborhood effects in housing markets and how they relate to the role of prices in rationing admission to ... More


Social Interactions and Urban Spatial Equilibrium

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores what the interactions of individuals and firms in their vicinity and in broader communities reveal about the spatial structure of cities as self-organization by agents. It first ... More


Space and Value: An Outlook and New Perspectives

Suzanne Scotchmer and Jacques‐François Thisse

in Economics Beyond the Millennium

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292111
eISBN:
9780191596537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292112.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Microeconomics

The authors lament the little attention that has been accorded to the role of space in the economy. They discuss the location decisions of firms and consumers under various assumptions and show how ... More


Introduction

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines the economic dimensions of social interactions, with an eye towards enriching our metaphors for understanding and modeling the fabric of communities, their neighborhoods, and their ... More


From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Yannis M. Ioannides

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Just as we learn from, influence, and are influenced by others, our social interactions drive economic growth in cities, regions, and nations—determining where households live, how children learn, ... More


Harnessing the Energies of Private Companies

Gary S. Fields

in Working Hard, Working Poor: A Global Journey

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199794645
eISBN:
9780199928606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794645.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

The private sector has the potential to be a potent force in the fight against global poverty. That, however, is not its raison d’être. As a descriptive matter, companies seek higher profits. This ... More


Has U.S. Investment Abroad Become More Sensitive to Tax Rates?

Rosanne Altshuler, Harry Grubert, and T. Scott Newlon

in International Taxation and Multinational Activity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226341736
eISBN:
9780226341750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226341750.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Measuring the extent to which host-country taxes affect the allocation of multinational corporations' foreign direct investment across foreign jurisdictions has been an active area of research in ... More


Environmental Policy and Firm Behavior: Abatement Investment and Location Decisions under Uncertainty and Irreversibility

Anastasios Xepapadeas

in Behavioral and Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226094816
eISBN:
9780226094809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226094809.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A firm's response to changes in environmental policy is an issue that has drawn considerable attention in the environmental economics literature. Questions that usually arise when environmental ... More


Behavioral and Distributional Effects of Environmental Policy

Carlo Carraro and Gilbert E. Metcalf (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226094816
eISBN:
9780226094809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226094809.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Most people would agree that it makes sense to tax a company that pollutes in a way that directly reflects the amount of environmental and social damage it has done. Yet in practice, such taxes are ... More


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