Industrial Coagglomeration: Some State-Level Evidence for Brazil

Marcelo Resende
2015 Nova Economia  
<p>The paper quantifies industrial co-agglomeration between pairs of sectors in the manufacturing industry in the state of Rio de Janeiro in 2010. In order to do so, it considers the co-agglomeration index of Ellison et al. (2010) and tries to relate it with indicators that approximate labor pooling, proximity to customers and suppliers, and natural advantages. Some similarities with previous evidence have been observed for the U.S., as well as important contrasts. The exploratory econometric
more » ... atory econometric evidence seems to indicate a stronger role for variables approximating labor pooling and input utilization intensity.</p>
doi:10.1590/0103-6351/2917 fatcat:dzt45zguizbulflldyiinmmp5u