Steven Brakman

University of Groningen - Department of Economics

P.O. Box 800

9700 AV Groningen

Netherlands

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (45)

1.

Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions: The Facts as a Guide for International Economics

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1823
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Oct 2006
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
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Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions: On Revealed Comparative Advantage and Merger Waves

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1602
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Dec 2005
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
Downloads 1,738 (18,226)
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comparative advantage, cross border mergers and acquisitions, merger waves, general oligopolistic equilibrium model

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Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 2008-013/2
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Jan 2008
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
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Comparative Advantage, Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions, Merger Waves, General Oligopolistic Equilibrium Trade Model

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It's a Big World After All

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1964
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Steven Brakman and Charles van Marrewijk
University of Groningen - Department of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
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income levels, convergence, trade, distance, leapfrogging

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Trade and Geography: Paul Krugman and the 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2528
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 27 Jan 2009
Steven Brakman and Harry Garretsen
University of Groningen - Department of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
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Unlocking the Value of Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2294
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 May 2008
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, The Bank of Korea, Utrecht University - School of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
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cross-border M&As, financial openness, economic integration

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Market Liberalization in the European Natural Gas Market - The Importance of Capacity Constraints and Efficiency Differences

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2697
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Jul 2009
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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The Development of Cities in Italy 1300 - 1861

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1893
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Jan 2007
University of Groningen, University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics, University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and Utrecht University - Faculty of Law
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Locational Competition and Agglomeration: The Role of Government Spending

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Nov 2002
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
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The Strategic Bombing of German Cities During World War Ii and its Impact on City Growth

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Dec 2002
Steven Brakman, Harry Garretsen and Marc Schramm
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics and Utrecht University - Faculty of Law
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The Empirical Relevance of the New Economic Geography: Testing for a Spatial Wage Structure in Germany

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Feb 2001
Harry Garretsen, Steven Brakman and Marc Schramm
Utrecht University - School of Economics, University of Groningen - Department of Economics and Utrecht University - Faculty of Law
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New Economic Geography, Spatial Wage Structure, Germany

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The Impact of Newspapers on Consumer Confidence: Does Spin Bias Exist?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Nov 2004
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business, Bank of the Netherlands and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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Adding Geography to the New Economic Geography

CESifo Working Paper No. 2038
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Jul 2007
University of Groningen, University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics and Utrecht University - Faculty of Law
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The Crisis and Regional Resilience in Europe: On the Importance of Urbanization and Specialization

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4724
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Apr 2014
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
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resilience, shock sensitivity, urbanization

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Reflections on Cluster Policies

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3963
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Oct 2012
Steven Brakman and Charles van Marrewijk
University of Groningen - Department of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
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economic clusters, regional policy, agglomeration

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Exititis in the UK: Gravity Estimates in the Aftermath of Brexit

CESifo Working Paper No. 9292
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Sep 2021
Steven Brakman, Harry Garretsen and Tristan Kohl
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, University of Groningen and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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Brexit, gravity model

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Putting New Economic Geography to the Test: Free-Ness of Trade and Agglomeration in the EU Regions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1566
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Nov 2005
Steven Brakman, Harry Garretsen and Marc Schramm
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics and Utrecht University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 213 (254,825)
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Do Trade Agreements Stimulate International Trade Differently? Evidence from 296 Trade Agreements

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4243
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Jun 2013
Tristan Kohl, Steven Brakman and Harry Garretsen
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen - Department of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
Downloads 208 (259,309)
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trade agreements, gravity model, international trade

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Consequences of Brexit and Options for a 'Global Britain'

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6448
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Jun 2017
Steven Brakman, Harry Garretsen and Tristan Kohl
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, University of Groningen and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
Downloads 199 (270,034)
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Brexit, Gravity Model, trade predictions

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Structural Change in OECD Comparative Advantage

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3033
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 May 2010
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, University of Groningen - Department of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
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Balassa-index, structural change, comparative advantage

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Smart Cities are Big Cities -- Comparative Advantage in Chinese Cities

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5028
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 04 Nov 2014
Shiwei Hu, Steven Brakman and Charles van Marrewijk
Independent, University of Groningen - Department of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
Downloads 156 (334,007)
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urban specialization, skill concentration, agglomeration economies

Relaxing Hukou - Increased Labor Mobility and China's Economic Geography

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3271
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Dec 2010
University of Groningen, University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics and Utrecht University - Faculty of Law
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Relaxing Hukou: Increased Labor Mobility and China's Economic Geography

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8106
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
University of Groningen, University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics and Utrecht University - Faculty of Law
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China, economic geography, labor mobility

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Economic Geography within and between European Nations: The Role of Market Potential and Density across Space and Time

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2658
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 May 2009
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
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Labour Markets, Trade and Technological Progress: A Meta-Study

CESifo Working Paper No. 7719
Number of pages: 136 Posted: 23 Jul 2019
University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Groningen - Department of Economics and University of Birmingham - Birmingham Business School, City REDI institute
Downloads 127 (392,945)
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labour markets, technological progress, trade, meta-study

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A Century of Shocks: The Evolution of the German City Size Distribution 1925-1999

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1728
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Jun 2006
University of Groningen, University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics and Utrecht University - Faculty of Law
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The Location of Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions in the USA

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5331
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 May 2015
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, University of Groningen and Utrecht University - School of Economics
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cross-border mergers and acquisitions, location choice, agglomeration

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A Closer Look at Revealed Comparative Advantage: Gross-versus Value Added Trade Flows

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5321
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 May 2015
Steven Brakman and Charles van Marrewijk
University of Groningen - Department of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
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revealed comparative advantage, gross exports, value added exports

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The Positive Border Effect of EU Integration

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3335
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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Transfers, Non-Traded Goods, and Unemployment: An Analysis of the Keynes - Ohlin Debate

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1588
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Nov 2005
Steven Brakman and Charles van Marrewijk
University of Groningen - Department of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
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Town Twinning and German City Growth

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4754
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 May 2014
Steven Brakman, Harry Garretsen and Abdella Oumer
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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town twinning, German cities, economic integration, population growth

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Spatial Concentration of Manufacturing Firms in China

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4872
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Jul 2014
Steven Brakman, Harry Garretsen and Zhao Zhao
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics and Independent
Downloads 107 (445,849)
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spatial concentration, China, manufacturing firms, localization

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Wu? The Labor Composition and Labor Gains of Trade

CESifo Working Paper No. 7527
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Feb 2019
Timon Bohn, Steven Brakman and Erik Dietzenbacher
University of Groningen, University of Groningen - Department of Economics and University of Groningen - Department of Economics
Downloads 104 (454,961)

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factor content of trade, input-output analysis

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Agglomeration and Aid

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1750
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
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The Final Frontier? Border Effects and German Regional Wages

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Dec 2002
Harry Garretsen, Steven Brakman and Marc Schramm
Utrecht University - School of Economics, University of Groningen - Department of Economics and Utrecht University - Faculty of Law
Downloads 98 (474,076)
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economic geography, empirical estimation, Germany

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Looking for Multiple Equilibria When Geography Matters: German City Growth and the Wwii Shock

CESifo Working Paper No. 1553
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 Oct 2005
University of Groningen, University of Groningen - Department of Economics, Utrecht University - School of Economics and Utrecht University - Faculty of Law
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Tasks, Occupations, and Slowbalization: On the Limits of Fragmentation

CESifo Working Paper No. 9514
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jan 2022
Steven Brakman and Charles van Marrewijk
University of Groningen - Department of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
Downloads 89 (504,314)
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Hyper Globalization, Slowbalization, global supply chains

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Firm Heterogeneity and Exports in the Netherlands: Identifying Export Potential

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6544
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Jul 2017
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, University of Groningen, CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis and CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis
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firm heterogeneity, export behavior, location

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Lumpy Countries, Urbanization, and Trade

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3669
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Dec 2011
Steven Brakman and Charles van Marrewijk
University of Groningen - Department of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
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Heckscher-Ohlin, factor endowments, agglomeration, geographical economics

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The Comparative Advantage of Dutch Cities

CESifo Working Paper No. 8649
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Nov 2020
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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comparative advantage, cities, Heckscher-Ohlin, factor abundance

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Resilience, Supply Chains and the Great Recession

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6505
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Jun 2017
Steven Brakman and Charles van Marrewijk
University of Groningen - Department of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics
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resilience, Great Recession, supply chains

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A Model of Heterogeneous Firm Matches in Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 7083
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Jul 2018
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, University of Groningen, University of Groningen and Utrecht University - School of Economics
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cross-border merger & acquisitions, knowledge transfers, productivity differences

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What's in a Name? Initial Geography and German Urban Development

CESifo Working Paper No. 10435
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 May 2023
Ruhr University of Bochum, University of Groningen - Department of Economics, University of Groningen and University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business
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toponyms, first-nature geography, Zipf’s law, path dependence, initial conditions, German urban development

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Is Holland a Lumpy Country? An Application of the Lens-Condition to Dutch Cities

CESifo Working Paper No. 9364
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 28 Oct 2021
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis, Utrecht University - School of Economics and CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis
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lumpiness of countries, HOS model

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Is Holland a Lumpy Country?An Application of the Lens-Condition to Dutch Cities

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2021
University of Groningen - Department of Economics, CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis, Utrecht University - School of Economics and CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis
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international trade, Concentration of production factors

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It's a Big World after All: On the Economic Impact of Location and Distance

Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, Vol. 1, Issue 3, pp. 411-437, 2008
Posted: 17 Mar 2009
Steven Brakman and Charles van Marrewijk
University of Groningen - Department of Economics and Utrecht University - School of Economics

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income levels, convergence, trade, distance, leapfrogging, E0, F0, N0, O0