Jacques-François Thisse

Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)

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Louvain-la-Neuve, 1348

Belgium

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

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London

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (78)

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New Economic Geography: What About the N?

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2004/65
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Feb 2005
Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano and Jacques-François Thisse
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Portfolio selection, value-at-risk, skewed-t distribution, weighted maximum likelihood

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Are Compact Cities Environmentally Friendly?

GATE (Groupe D'Analyse et de Théorie Èconomique) Working Paper No. 1001
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2013
Carl Gaigne, Stephane Riou and Jacques-François Thisse
French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR 1302 SMART, GATE Lyon-Saint-Etienne and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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greenhouse gas, commuting costs, transport costs, cities, urban-containment policy

Are Compact Cities Environmentally Friendly?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8297
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Mar 2011
Carl Gaigne, Stephane Riou and Jacques-François Thisse
French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR 1302 SMART, GATE Lyon-Saint-Etienne and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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cities, commuting costs, greenhouse gas, transport costs, urban-containment policy

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What Can Be Learned from Spatial Economics?

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 167/EC/2017
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 Jul 2017
Stef Proost and Jacques-François Thisse
KU Leuven - Department of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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location, region, city, transport, land, agglomeration

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Toward a Theory of Monopolistic Competition

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 121/EC/2016
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2016
Mathieu Parenti, Philip Ushchev and Jacques-François Thisse
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL), HSE University and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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monopolistic competition, general equilibrium, additive preferences, homothetic preferences

Toward a Theory of Monopolistic Competition

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10014
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Mathieu Parenti, Jacques-François Thisse and Philip Ushchev
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL), Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and HSE University
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additive preferences, general equilibrium, homothetic preferences, monopolistic competition

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Learning-by-Doing and the Development of Industrial Districts

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 06 Nov 1998
Antoine Soubeyran and Jacques-François Thisse
University of Angers - Research Group in Quantitative Saving (GREQAM) and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Verti-Zontal Differentiation in Monopolistic Competition

National Bank of Belgium Working Paper No. 216
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 25 Oct 2011
Francesco Di Comite, Jacques-François Thisse and Hylke Vandenbussche
European Union - Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN), Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL), CEPR
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Heterogeneous firms, Product Differentiation, Monopolistic Competition, Nonsymmetric varieties

Verti-zontal Differentiation in Monopolistic Competition

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Jan 2012
Francesco Di Comite, Jacques-François Thisse and Hylke Vandenbussche
European Union - Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN), Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL), CEPR
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heterogeneous firms, horizontal differentiation, vertical differentiation, monopolistic competition, non-symmetric varieties

Verti-Zontal Differentiation in Monopolistic Competition

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 322
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Mar 2012
Francesco Di Comite, Jacques-François Thisse and Hylke Vandenbussche
European Union - Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN), Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL), CEPR
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Heterogeneous firms, Product, Differentiation, Monopolistic Competition, Nonsymmetric varieties

Verti-Zontal Differentiation in Monopolistic Competition

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8752
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Jan 2012
Francesco Di Comite, Jacques-François Thisse and Hylke Vandenbussche
European Union - Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN), Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL), CEPR
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heterogenous firms, horizontal differentiation, monopolistic competition, non-symmetric varieties, vertical differentiation

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Monopolistic Competition Without Apology

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 141/EC/2016
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Jun 2016
Jacques-François Thisse and Philip Ushchev
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and HSE University
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monopolistic competition, oligopoly, product differentiation, the negligibility hypothesis

Monopolistic Competition Without Apology

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11449
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Aug 2016
Jacques-François Thisse and Philip Ushchev
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and HSE University
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monopolistic competition, oligopoly, product differentiation, the negligibility hypothesis

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On the Impact of Trade on Industrial Structures: The Role of Entry Cost Heterogeneity

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 28 May 2009
Daisuke Oyama, Yasuhiro Sato, Takatoshi Tabuchi and Jacques-François Thisse
University of Tokyo - Faculty of Economics, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE), University of Tokyo - Faculty of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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entrepreneurship, trade liberalization, externality, heterogeneity, stability

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Amenities and the Social Structure of Cities

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 162/EC/2017
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 28 Apr 2017
Carl Gaigne, Hans Koster, Fabien Moizeau and Jacques-François Thisse
French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR 1302 SMART, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - Equipe Universitaire de Recherche en Economie Quantitative (EUREQUA) and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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cities, social stratication, income, amenities, commuting

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Commodity Tax Competition and Industry Location Under the Destination- and the Origin-Principle

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2007/34
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Aug 2007
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE), Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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commodity tax competition, origin principle, destination principle, tax harmonization, industry location

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When Can a Demand System Be Described by a Multinomial Logit with Income Effect?

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 139/EC/2016
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Jun 2016
Jacques-François Thisse and Philip Ushchev
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and HSE Moscow
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discrete choice, multinomial logit, demand systems, additive preferences, homothetic preferences

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The Competitive Paradigm in Spatial Economics

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 151/EC/2016
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Jacques-François Thisse
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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space, transport costs, land rent, general equilibrium

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Regional Inequality and Product Variety

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2005/9
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Feb 2006
Kristian Behrens and Jacques-François Thisse
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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fixed costs, set-up costs, market size, international trade, home market effect

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On the Dilution of Market Power

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 176/EC/2017
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2017
Sergey Kokovin, Mathieu Parenti, Jacques-François Thisse and Philip Ushchev
National Research University Higher School of Economics, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL), Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and HSE University
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dominant firms, monopolistically competitive fringe, monopolistic competition, oligo-poly, contestability

On the Dilution of Market Power

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12367
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Sergey Kokovin, Mathieu Parenti, Jacques-François Thisse and Philip Ushchev
National Research University Higher School of Economics, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL), Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and HSE University
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Dominant firms, monopolistically competitive fringe; monopolistic competition, oligopoly; contestable markets

Globalization and the Evolution of the Supply Chain: Who Gains and Who Loses?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Dec 2003
Masahisa Fujita and Jacques-François Thisse
Kyoto University - Institute of Economic Research and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Information technologies, communication costs, agglomeration, headquarters, plants, supply chain, relocation

Globalization and the Evolution of the Supply Chain: Who Gains and Who Loses?

International Economic Review, Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 811-836, August 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Mar 2007
Masahisa Fujita and Jacques-François Thisse
Kyoto University - Institute of Economic Research and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Economic Integration and Agglomeration in a Middle Product Economy

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2004/15
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Mar 2007
Shin Kun Peng, Jacques-François Thisse and Ping Wang
Academia Sinica - Institute of Economics, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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economic integration, agglomeration, intermediate goods

Economic Integration and Agglomeration in a Middle Product Economy

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Sep 2004
Shin Kun Peng, Jacques-François Thisse and Ping Wang
Academia Sinica - Institute of Economics, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Economic integration, agglomeration, intermediate goods trade, growth

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Agglomeration and Market Interaction

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Jun 2002
Masahisa Fujita and Jacques-François Thisse
Kyoto University - Institute of Economic Research and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Verti-Zontal Differentiation in Export Markets

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jan 2014
Francesco Di Comite, Jacques-François Thisse and Hylke Vandenbussche
European Union - Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN), Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL), CEPR
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Heterogeneous firms, Heterogeneous consumers, Horizontal differentiation, Vertical differentiation, Asymmetric preferences, Monopolistic competition

Verti-Zontal Differentiation in Export Markets

ECB Working Paper No. 1680
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jul 2014
Francesco Di Comite, Jacques-François Thisse and Hylke Vandenbussche
European Union - Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN), Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Catholic University of Leuven (KUL), CEPR
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heterogeneous firms, heterogeneous consumers, product differentiation, asymmetric preferences, monopolistic competition

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Agglomeration and Economic Geography

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 May 2003
Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano and Jacques-François Thisse
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Agglomeration, economic geography, monopolistic competition, increasing returns, transport costs

How to Make the Metropolitan Area Work? Neither Big Government, Nor Laissez-Faire

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Apr 2013
Carl Gaigne, Stephane Riou and Jacques-François Thisse
French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR 1302 SMART, GATE Lyon-Saint-Etienne and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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metropolitan area, fiscal competition, local labor markets, suburbaniza- tion, administrative boundary, economic boundary

How to Make the Metropolitan Area Work? Neither Big Government, Nor Laissez-Faire

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9499
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Jun 2013
Carl Gaigne, Stephane Riou and Jacques-François Thisse
French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR 1302 SMART, GATE Lyon-Saint-Etienne and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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administrative boundary, economic boundary, fiscal competition, local labor markets, metropolitan area, suburbanization

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Trade Costs Versus Urban Costs: Do Jobs Move to the Suburbs or to the Sticks ?

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2004/21
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Mar 2007
Jean Cavailhès, Carl Gaigne and Jacques-François Thisse
INRA - CESAER, French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR 1302 SMART and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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city structure, polycentric city, commuting costs, trade costs, relocation

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How Do Trade and Communication Costs Shape the Spatial Organization Of Firms?

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 191/EC/2018
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 May 2018
Toshitaka Gokan, Sergey Kichko and Jacques-François Thisse
Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO), National Research University Higher School of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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trade costs, communication costs, spatial fragmentation of firms

The Distribution of Earnings Under Monopsonistic/Polistic Competition

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5136
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
Jacques-François Thisse and Eric Toulemonde
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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worker heterogeneity, monopsonistic competition, monopolistic competition, labor exploitation, wage dispersion

The Distribution of Earnings Under Monopsonistic/Polistic Competition

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7981
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Aug 2010
Jacques-François Thisse and Eric Toulemonde
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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labor exploitation, monopolistic competition, monopsonistic competition, wage dispersion, worker heterogeneity

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Agglomeration Versus Product Variety: Implications for Regional Inequalities

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 46, No. 5, pp. 867-880, December 2006
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Oct 2006
Kristian Behrens and Jacques-François Thisse
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Does Geographical Agglomeration Foster Economic Growth? And Who Gains and Looses from it?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Feb 2002
Masahisa Fujita and Jacques-François Thisse
Kyoto University - Institute of Economic Research and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Agglomeration, regional growth, endogenous growth, patent

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Does Geographical Agglomeration Foster Economic Growth? And Who Gains and Loses from it?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Jun 2003
Masahisa Fujita and Jacques-François Thisse
Kyoto University - Institute of Economic Research and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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On the Number and Size of Cities

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jul 2002
Takatoshi Tabuchi, Jacques-François Thisse and Dao-Zhi Zeng
University of Tokyo - Faculty of Economics, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Tohoku University - Graduate School of Information Sciences
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Multi-regional system, multiplicity of equilibria, city, agglomeration, transport costs, urban costs

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Destination- Versus Origin-Based Commodity Taxation and the Location of Industry

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Dec 2004
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE), Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration - Department of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Commodity tax, origin principle, destination principle, tax harmonization, home market effect

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Taking the Bite Out of Fiscal Competition

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Jan 2002
Moshe Justman, Jacques-François Thisse and Tanguy Van Ypersele
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Research Group in Quantitative Saving (GREQAM)
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Fiscal competition, regional development, technological infrastructure, vertical differentiation

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Competing for Capital When Labor is Heterogeneous

CORE Discussion Paper No. 2005/61
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Jul 2006
Yasuhiro Sato and Jacques-François Thisse
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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fiscal competition, local labor markets, capital mobility

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How to Win a Decision in a Confederation

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Oct 2002
Philippe Jehiel and Jacques-François Thisse
University College London - Department of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Jurisdictions, confederation, auction, spillovers, public good

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Economic Geography and the Role of Profits

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Jun 2002
Pierre M. Picard, Jacques-François Thisse and Eric Toulemonde
Centre de Recherche en Économie Appliquée (CREA), Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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Economic geography, imperfect competition, product differentiation

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Taste Heterogeneity, Labor Mobility and Economic Geography

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Jan 2002
Takatoshi Tabuchi and Jacques-François Thisse
University of Tokyo - Faculty of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Logit, agglomeration, migrations, wage differential, spatial equity

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Agglomeration and Trade Revisited

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 May 2002
Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano, Takatoshi Tabuchi and Jacques-François Thisse
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation, University of Tokyo - Faculty of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Agglomeration and Trade Revisited

CEPR Discussion Paper Series Number 1903
Posted: 25 Sep 1998
Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano and Jacques-François Thisse
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)

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Agglomeration and Welfare: The Core-Periphery Model in the Light of Bentham, Kaldor and Rawls

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Jan 2005
Sylvie Charlot, Carl Gaigne, Frederic Robert-Nicoud and Jacques-François Thisse
National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - Dijon, French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR 1302 SMART, University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Agglomeration, welfare, economic geography, compensation mechanism

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The Importance of Being Small. Or When Countries are Areas and Not Points

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Sep 2001
Joe Tharakan and Jacques-François Thisse
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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International trade, geographical nation size, mill pricing, spatial competition

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Inter-Regional and International Trade: Seventy Years after Ohlin

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Nov 2003
Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano, Kristian Behrens, Carl Gaigne and Jacques-François Thisse
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE), French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR 1302 SMART and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Economic geography, agglomeration, trade costs, transport costs

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Regional Specialization and Transport Costs

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Oct 2002
Takatoshi Tabuchi and Jacques-François Thisse
University of Tokyo - Faculty of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Interregional mobility, intersectoral mobility, agglomeration, transport costs, urban costs

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A Simple Model of Economic Geography a La Helpman-Tabuchi

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 18 Jul 2005
Yasusada Murata and Jacques-François Thisse
Nihon University - Advanced Research Institute for the Sciences and Humanities and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Commuting costs, urban costs, transportation costs, economic geography, agglomeration

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Trade Costs Versus Urban Costs

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Sep 2004
Jean Cavailhès, Carl Gaigne and Jacques-François Thisse
INRA - CESAER, French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR 1302 SMART and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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City structure, polycentric city, commuting costs, trade costs, relocation

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Regional Specialization, Urban Hierarchy, and Commuting Costs

International Economic Review, Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 1295-1317, November 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Oct 2006
Takatoshi Tabuchi and Jacques-François Thisse
University of Tokyo - Faculty of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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How Do Trade and Communication Costs Shape the Spatial Organization of Firms?

CESifo Working Paper No. 7888
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Oct 2019
Toshitaka Gokan, Sergey Kichko and Jacques-François Thisse
Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO), National Research University Higher School of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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region, transportation costs, communication costs, horizontal firm, vertical firm

How Do Trade and Communication Costs Shape the Spatial Organization of Firms?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14045
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2019
Toshitaka Gokan, Sergey Kichko and Jacques-François Thisse
Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO), National Research University Higher School of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Communication costs, horizontal firm, Region, Transportation Costs, vertical firm

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On the Economics of Science Parks

NBER Working Paper No. w25595
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2019
Wen-Jung Liang, Chao-Cheng Mai, Jacques-François Thisse and Ping Wang
National Dong Hwa University, Academia Sinica, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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On the Economics of Science Parks

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13568
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Mar 2019
Wen-Jung Liang, Chao-Cheng Mai, Jacques-François Thisse and Ping Wang
National Dong Hwa University, Academia Sinica, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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intermediate inputs, Knowledge Spillovers, Land use, research & development, science parks

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Local Labor Markets, Job Matching, and Urban Location

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Jan 2003
Jan K. Brueckner, Jacques-François Thisse and Yves Zenou
University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Monash University - Department of Economics
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New Economic Geography: An Appraisal on the Occasion of Paul Krugman's 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7063
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Masahisa Fujita and Jacques-François Thisse
Kyoto University - Institute of Economic Research and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Economic geography, Location theory, Trade, Urban economics

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Monopolistic Competition: Beyond the CES

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7947
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Aug 2010
Sergey Kokovin, Jacques-François Thisse and Evegeny Zhelobodko
Novosibirsk State University, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Novosibirsk State University - Department of Economics
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entry, monopolistic competition, relative love for variety, trade

47.

No Trade, One-Way or Two-Way Trade?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8161
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Dec 2010
Toshihiro Okubo, Pierre M. Picard and Jacques-François Thisse
University of Geneva - Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI), Centre de Recherche en Économie Appliquée (CREA) and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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capital mobility, country asymmetry, trade regime

48.

The Resistible Decline of European Science

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6625
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Jun 2008
Luc Bauwens, Giordano Mion and Jacques-François Thisse
Université catholique de Louvain, University of Sussex - Department of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Citations, knowledge economics, research performance, university governance

49.

Competition Among the Big and the Small

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7404
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Ken-Ichi Shimomura and Jacques-François Thisse
Kobe University and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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monopolistic competition, oligopoly, product differentiation, welfare

50.

The Spatial Selection of Heterogeneous Firms

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6978
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 02 Dec 2008
Toshihiro Okubo, Pierre M. Picard and Jacques-François Thisse
University of Geneva - Graduate Institute of International Studies (HEI), Centre de Recherche en Économie Appliquée (CREA) and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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firm heterogeneity, spatial selection, trade liberalization

51.

Aging Nations and the Future of Cities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7403
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Carl Gaigne and Jacques-François Thisse
French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR 1302 SMART and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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aging population, commuting costs, economic geography, sectoral mobility, spatial mobility

52.

Trade and Entrepreneurship with Heterogeneous Workers

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6567
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Jun 2008
Daisuke Oyama, Yasuhiro Sato, Takatoshi Tabuchi and Jacques-François Thisse
University of Tokyo - Faculty of Economics, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE), University of Tokyo - Faculty of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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entrepreneurship, externality, heterogeneity, stability, trade liberalization

53.

Tax Havens or Safe Havens

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8570
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Sep 2011
Patrice Pieretti, Jacques-François Thisse and Skerdilajda Zanaj
Universite du Luxembourg, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Catholic University of Louvain - Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE)
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institutional infrastructure competition, international banking centers, portfolio investments, tax competition

54.

Toward a Unified Theory of Economic Geography and Urban Economics

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 50, Issue 1, pp. 281-296, February 2010
Posted: 08 Feb 2010
Jacques-François Thisse
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Aging Nations and the Future of Cities

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 49, Issue 4, pp. 663-688, October 2009
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
Carl Gaigne and Jacques-François Thisse
French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR 1302 SMART and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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The Rise and Fall of Spatial Inequalities in France: A Long-Run Perspective

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7017
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Université de Lyon, Paris School of Economics (PSE), Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and University of Angers - French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS)
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agglomeration economies, economic geography, economic history, human capital

57.

Competing for Capital When Labour is Heterogeneous

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6186
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 May 2008
Yasuhiro Sato and Jacques-François Thisse
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Capital mobility, fiscal competition, local labour markets, reverse home market effect

58.

New Economic Geography and the City

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13638
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2019
Carl Gaigne and Jacques-François Thisse
French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR 1302 SMART and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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cities, Communication costs, Commuting costs, Land rent, manufacturing goods, new economic geography, Services, transport costs

59.

Are Compact Cities Environmentally (and Socially) Desirable?

CREATE working paper serie 2012-4
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Dec 2018
Carl Gaigne, Stephane Riou and Jacques-François Thisse
French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR 1302 SMART, GATE Lyon-Saint-Etienne and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Greenhouse gas, commuting costs, transport costs, cities

60.

Who Lives Where in the City? Amenities, Commuting and Income Sorting

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11958
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 21 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2018
Carl Gaigne, Hans Koster, Fabien Moizeau and Jacques-François Thisse
French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR 1302 SMART, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - Equipe Universitaire de Recherche en Economie Quantitative (EUREQUA) and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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amenities, cities, commuting, Income, social stratification

61.

Skilled Cities, Regional Disparities, and Efficient Transport: The State of the Art and a Research Agenda

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10790
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 27 Aug 2015
Stef Proost and Jacques-François Thisse
KU Leuven - Department of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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cities, congestion, land, region, trade, transport

62.

Is the Regulation of the Transport Sector Always Detrimental to Consumers?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6185
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 May 2008
Kristian Behrens, Carl Gaigne and Jacques-François Thisse
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE), French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR 1302 SMART and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Economic geography, imperfect competition, interregional trade, transport deregulation, transport sector

63.

Stability and Sustainability of Urban Systems Under Commuting and Transportation Costs

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14728
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 May 2020
Kiyohiro Ikeda, Yuki Takayama and Jacques-François Thisse
Tohoku University, Kanazawa University and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Cities, Commuting costs, Economic Geography, Multiplicity of stable equilibria, Racetrack economy, Transportation Costs

64.

About the Origin of Cities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13181
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
André de Palma, Yorgos Y. Papageorgiou, Jacques-François Thisse and Philip Ushchev
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, McMaster University - Department of Economics, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and HSE University
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On the Impact of Competition on Trade and Firm Location

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 54, Issue 5, pp. 731-754, 2014
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Nov 2014
Toshihiro Okubo, Pierre M. Picard and Jacques-François Thisse
Keio University, Centre de Recherche en Économie Appliquée (CREA) and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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66.

Technological Progress and Economic Geography

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9901
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Takatoshi Tabuchi, Jacques-François Thisse and Xiwei Zhu
University of Tokyo - Faculty of Economics, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Zhejiang University - Center for Research of Private Economy (CRPE)
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labor heterogeneity, labor productivity, migration costs, new economic geography, technological progress

67.

Do We Go Shopping Downtown or in the Burbs? Why Not Both?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9604
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Aug 2013
Igor Sloev, Jacques-François Thisse and Philip Ushchev
National Research University Higher School of Economics, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and HSE University
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monopolistic competition, retailers, shopping behavior, shopping mall, spatial comparison

68.

Is Remoteness a Locational Disadvantage?

Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 347-368, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano, Kristian Behrens, Jacques-François Thisse and Carl Gaigne
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) - Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE), Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - UMR 1302 SMART

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JEL classifications: F12, F16, R12

69.

On Economic Geography in Economic Theory: Increasing Returns and Pecuniary Externalities

Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 1, Issue 2, pp. 153-179, 2001
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano and Jacques-François Thisse
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)

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economic geography, increasing returns, externalities

70.

On the Number and Size of Cities*

Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 423-448, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Takatoshi Tabuchi, Jacques-François Thisse and Dao-Zhi Zeng
University of Tokyo - Faculty of Economics, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Tohoku University - Graduate School of Information Sciences

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71.

Local Public Funding of Higher Education When Skilled Labor is Imperfectly Mobile

Posted: 16 Jul 2001
Moshe Justman and Jacques-François Thisse
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Department of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)

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Education, labor mobility, local public finance, fiscal federalism

72.

An Economic Theory of Regional Clusters

Posted: 29 Jun 2000
Paul Belleflamme, Pierre M. Picard and Jacques-François Thisse
CORE and Louvain School of Management, UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain), Centre de Recherche en Économie Appliquée (CREA) and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)

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Integration, Agglomeration and the Political Economics of Factor Mobility

CEPR Working Paper No. 2185
Posted: 10 Jan 2000
Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano and Jacques-François Thisse
Bocconi University - Department of Economics and Paolo Baffi Centre on Central Banking and Financial Regulation and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)

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74.

Demand Uncertainty, Mismatch and (Un)Employment: A Microeconomic Approach

CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 1914
Posted: 02 Mar 1999
Jacques-François Thisse, Mohamed Jellal and Yves Zenou
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL), affiliation not provided to SSRN and Monash University - Department of Economics

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75.

Patent Breadth, Patent Life, and the Pace of Technological Progress

Posted: 27 Jan 1999
Ted O'Donoghue, Suzanne Scotchmer and Jacques-François Thisse
Cornell University - Department of Economics, University of California - Department of Economics (Deceased) and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)

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76.

On the Pricing Strategy of a Land Developer

Posted: 27 Mar 1998
J. Vernon Henderson and Jacques-François Thisse
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)

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77.

On the Strategic Community Development

CEPR Discussion Paper Series No. 1550
Posted: 18 Mar 1997
Jacques-François Thisse
Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)

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78.

Competition in Multi-Characteristics Spaces: Hotelling Was Almost Right

CEPR Discussion Paper Series 1446
Posted: 08 Jan 1997
Andreas Irmen and Jacques-François Thisse
University of Luxembourg - Ceter for Research in Economic Analysis (CREA) and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)

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