Gilles Duranton

London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment

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London, WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

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London

United Kingdom

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The Productivity Advantages of Large Cities: Distinguishing Agglomeration from Firm Selection

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6502
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Apr 2012
Université de Lyon, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment, National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), IMDEA Social Sciences and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
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productivity, firm selection, agglomeration, cities

The Productivity Advantages of Large Cities: Distinguishing Agglomeration from Firm Selection

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7191
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Université de Lyon, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment, National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST), IMDEA Social Sciences and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
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agglomeration, cities, firm selection, productivity

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Diversity and Specialisation in Cities: Why, Where and When Does it Matter?

Center for Economic Performance Working Paper No. 433
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Oct 1999
Gilles Duranton and Diego Puga
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and IMDEA Social Sciences
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Micro-Foundations of Urban Agglomeration Economies

NBER Working Paper No. w9931
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2014
Gilles Duranton and Diego Puga
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and IMDEA Social Sciences
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Micro-Foundations of Urban Agglomeration Economies

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4062
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Nov 2003
Gilles Duranton and Diego Puga
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and IMDEA Social Sciences
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Cities, agglomeration, increasing returns, micro-foundations

The Costs of Agglomeration: Land Prices in French Cities

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7027
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Dec 2012
Université de Lyon, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
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urban costs, land prices, land use, agglomeration

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From Sectoral to Functional Urban Specialization

NBER Working Paper No. w9112
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Aug 2002 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2014
Gilles Duranton and Diego Puga
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and IMDEA Social Sciences
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The Fundamental Law of Road Congestion: Evidence from Us Cities

NBER Working Paper No. w15376
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2010
Gilles Duranton and Matthew Turner
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and University of Toronto
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The Fundamental Law of Road Congestion: Evidence from US Cities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7462
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Oct 2009
Gilles Duranton and Matthew Turner
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and University of Toronto
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congestion, highways, public transport, vehicle-kilometers traveled

Rising Trade Costs? Agglomeration and Trade with Endogenous Transaction Costs

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 41, Issue 1, pp. 292-319, February/février 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Jan 2008
Gilles Duranton and Michael Storper
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Urban Planning
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Rising Trade Costs? Agglomeration and Trade with Endogenous Transaction Costs

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4933
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Jun 2005
Gilles Duranton and Michael Storper
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Urban Planning
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Transaction costs, trade costs, transport costs, agglomeration, vertically linked industries

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From Sectoral to Functional Urban Specialisation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2971
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 04 Oct 2001
Gilles Duranton and Diego Puga
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and IMDEA Social Sciences
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Functional specialisation, cities, business services, headquarters

Sorting and Local Wage and Skill Distributions in France

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6501
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Apr 2012
Université de Lyon, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment, National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST) and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
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skill distribution, wage distribution, sorting

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Testing for Localization Using Micro-Geographic Data

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3379
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Jun 2002
Gilles Duranton and Henry G. Overman
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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Localization, clusters, K-density, spatial statistics

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Agglomeration and the Adjustment of the Spatial Economy

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5028
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Sep 2005
Université de Lyon, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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Urban systems, new economic geography, urban and regional policy, diagrammatic exposition

Assessing the Effects of Local Taxation Using Microgeographic Data

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5856
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Dec 2006
Gilles Duranton, Laurent Gobillon and Henry G. Overman
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment, National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST) and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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Local taxation, spatial differencing, borders, regression discontinuity

Assessing the Effects of Local Taxation Using Microgeographic Data

The Economic Journal, Vol. 121, Issue 555, pp. 1017-1046, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Sep 2011
Gilles Duranton, Laurent Gobillon and Henry G. Overman
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment, National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST) and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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Mind the Gaps: The Evolution of Regional Earnings Inequalities in the U.K., 1982-1997

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 42, pp. 219-256, 2002
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Dec 2002
Gilles Duranton and Vassilis Monastiriotis
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and European Institute, LSE
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Spatial Wage Disparities: Sorting Matters!

CEPR Discussion Paper 4240
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Feb 2004
Université de Lyon, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
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Local labour market, spatial wage disparities, panel data analysis, sorting

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City Size Distributions as a Consequence of the Growth Process

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3577
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Nov 2002
Gilles Duranton
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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City-size distribution, quality-ladder models of growth, agglomeration economies

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Exploring the Detailed Location Patterns of UK Manufacturing Industries Using Microgeographic Data

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5858
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Dec 2006
Gilles Duranton and Henry G. Overman
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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Localisation, location patterns, clusters, k-density, spatial statistics

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Communication Externalities in Cities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4048
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Oct 2003
Sylvie Charlot and Gilles Duranton
National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) - Dijon and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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Human capital, cities, communication externalities

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Is the Division of Labor Limited by the Extent of the Market? Evidence from French Cities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5087
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Oct 2005
Gilles Duranton and Hubert Jayet
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and University of Lille I
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Division of labor, specialization, extent of the market

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Labor Pooling, Labor Poaching and Spatial Clustering

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2975
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Oct 2001
Pierre-Philippe Combes and Gilles Duranton
Université de Lyon and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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Labor pooling, labor poaching, firm clustering, agglomeration

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Productive Cities: Sorting, Selection and Agglomeration

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7922
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
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agglomeration, city size, selection, sorting, urban premium, Zipf's law

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Exploring the Detailed Location Patterns of U.K. Manufacturing Industries Using Micro-Geographic Data

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 48, Issue 1, pp. 213-243, February 2008
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Jan 2008
Gilles Duranton and Henry G. Overman
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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Urban Growth and Transportation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6633
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Jun 2008
Gilles Duranton and Matthew Turner
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and University of Toronto
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Instrumental variables, public transport, transportation, urban growth

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From Cities to Productivity and Growth in Developing Countries

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6634
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Jun 2008
Gilles Duranton
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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Cities in developing countries, growth, urbanisation

The Production Function for Housing: Evidence from France

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10373
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Université de Lyon, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
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housing, production function

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The Identification of Agglomeration Economies

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8119
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Université de Lyon, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
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agglomeration economies, instrumental variables, natural experiments, structural estimation

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Estimating Agglomeration Economies with History, Geology, and Worker Effects

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6728
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Jun 2008
Université de Lyon, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment, National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST) and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
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agglomeration economies, instrumental variables, TFP, wages

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Viewpoint: From Cities to Productivity and Growth in Developing Countries

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 41, Issue 3, pp. 689-736, August/août 2008
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Gilles Duranton
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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Agglomeration and Growth: A Dialogue between Economists and Geographers

Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 1-7, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Gilles Duranton
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment

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Cumulative Investment and Spillovers in the Formation of Technological Landscapes

Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 48, No. 2, June 2000
Posted: 11 Oct 2000
Gilles Duranton
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment

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