Pierre-Philippe Combes

Université de Lyon

92 Rue Pasteur

Lyon, 69007

France

Sciences Po - Department of Economics

28, rue des Saints peres

Paris, 75007

France

http://https://www.gate.cnrs.fr/ppcombes

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

The Production Function for Housing: Evidence from France

IEB Working Paper N. 2017/07
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 22 Dec 2017
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Gilles Duranton and Laurent Gobillon
Université de Lyon, University of Pennsylvania - Real Estate Department and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Housing, production function

The Production Function for Housing: Evidence from France

GATE - Lyon Saint-Etienne, Working Paper 1637, December 2016
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Dec 2016
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Gilles Duranton and Laurent Gobillon
Université de Lyon, University of Pennsylvania - Real Estate Department 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 Empirics of Agglomeration Economies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8508
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 04 Oct 2014
Pierre-Philippe Combes and Laurent Gobillon
Université de Lyon and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
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agglomeration gains, density, sorting, learning, location choices

The Empirics of Agglomeration Economies

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10174
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Pierre-Philippe Combes and Laurent Gobillon
Université de Lyon and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
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agglomeration gains, density, learning, location choices, sorting

The Costs of Agglomeration: Land Prices in French Cities

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7027
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Dec 2012
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Gilles Duranton and Laurent Gobillon
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

The Costs of Agglomeration: Land Prices in French Cities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9240
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Gilles Duranton and Laurent Gobillon
Université de Lyon, affiliation not provided to SSRN and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - Center for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST)
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agglomeration, land prices, land use, urban costs

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The Dynamics of Local Employment in France

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1061
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Thierry Magnac and Jean-Marc Robin
Université de Lyon, Toulouse School of Economics and École Normale Supérieure (ENS) - Laboratoire d'Economie Theorique et Appliquee (LEA)
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labor market, panel data, economic geography, employment

The Dynamics of Local Employment in France

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3912
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Thierry Magnac and Jean-Marc Robin
Université de Lyon, Toulouse School of Economics and École Normale Supérieure (ENS) - Laboratoire d'Economie Theorique et Appliquee (LEA)
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Economic geography, employment, panel data, local labour markets

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Migration Externalities in Chinese Cities

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Mar 2015
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Sylvie Démurger and Shi Li
Université de Lyon, University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE) and Beijing Normal University (BNU) - Business School
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Migration, urban development, agglomeration economies, wage disparities, China

Migration Externalities in Chinese Cities

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8923
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Mar 2015
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Sylvie Démurger and Li Shi
Université de Lyon, University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE) and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Institute of Economics
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migration, urban development, agglomeration economies, wage disparities, China

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Transport Costs Decline and Regional Inequalities: Evidence from France

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2894
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 11 Oct 2001
Pierre-Philippe Combes and Miren Lafourcade
Université de Lyon and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Economic geography, transport costs, infrastructure, agglomeration

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Productivity Gains from Agglomeration and Migration in Chinese Cities Over 2002-2013

GATE, WP 1709 – February 2017
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 15 Feb 2017
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Sylvie Démurger and Shi Li
Université de Lyon, University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE) and Beijing Normal University (BNU) - Business School
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urban development; agglomeration economies; wage disparities; migration; China

Gender and Competition: Evidence from Academic Promotions in France

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4507
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Dec 2013
Clément Bosquet, Pierre-Philippe Combes and Cecilia Garcia-Peñalosa
University of Cergy-Pontoise - THEMA, Université de Lyon and Aix-Marseille University
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gender gaps, promotions, academic labour market

Gender and Competition: Evidence from Academic Promotions in France

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9711
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 28 Oct 2013
Clément Bosquet, Pierre-Philippe Combes and C. Garcia-Peñalosa
University of Cergy-Pontoise - THEMA, Université de Lyon and National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - GREQAM
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academic labour markets, gender gaps, promotions

Sorting and Local Wage and Skill Distributions in France

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6501
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Apr 2012
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Gilles Duranton, Laurent Gobillon and Sébastien Roux
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

Sorting and Local Wage and Skill Distributions in France

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8920
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Gilles Duranton, Laurent Gobillon and Sébastien Roux
Université de Lyon, affiliation not provided to SSRN, 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, sorting, wage distribution

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The Spatial Distribution of Economic Activities in the EU

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3999
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 19 Sep 2003
Pierre-Philippe Combes and Henry G. Overman
Université de Lyon and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Geography and Environment
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Location, European Union, descriptive statistics, empirical studies

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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
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Gilles Duranton and Henry G. Overman
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

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Spatial Wage Disparities: Sorting Matters!

CEPR Discussion Paper 4240
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Feb 2004
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Gilles Duranton and Laurent Gobillon
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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Neighbor Discrimination. Theory and Evidence from the French Rental Market

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Nov 2016
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Benoît Schmutz, Bruno Decreuse and Alain Trannoy
Université de Lyon, Howard University, University of Angers - Research Group in Quantitative Saving (GREQAM) and National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)
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Customer Discrimination, Matching frictions, Neighborhood Externalities, Housing

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Can Business and Social Networks Explain the Border Effect Puzzle?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3750
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Mar 2003
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Miren Lafourcade and Thierry Mayer
Université de Lyon, Paris School of Economics (PSE) and Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne - TEAM
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Gravity, border effects, networks

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Customer Discrimination and Employment Outcomes: Theory and Evidence from the French Labor Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8150
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 May 2014
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Bruno Decreuse, Morgane Laouénan and Alain Trannoy
Université de Lyon, University of Angers - Research Group in Quantitative Saving (GREQAM), Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)
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discrimination, matching frictions, jobs in contact, ethnic unemployment, local labor markets

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Core-Periphery Patterns of Generalized Transport Costs: France, 1978-98

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3958
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Aug 2003
Pierre-Philippe Combes and Miren Lafourcade
Université de Lyon and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Transport costs, geodesic distance, infrastructure, regional development, R40, C81

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Productivity Gains from Agglomeration and Migration in the People's Republic of China between 2002 and 2013

Asian Development Review 34:2
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Aug 2017
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Sylvie Démurger and Shi Li
Université de Lyon, University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE) and Beijing Normal University (BNU) - Business School
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agglomeration economies, migration, cities, urban development, wage disparities

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Unequal Migration and Urbanisation Gains in China

GATE WP 1903 – January 2019
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Feb 2019
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Sylvie Démurger, Shi Li and Jianguo Wang
Université de Lyon, University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), Beijing Normal University (BNU) - Business School and Beijing Information Science and Technology University
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Urban Development, Agglomeration Economies, Wage Disparities, Migrants, Human Capital Externalities, China

Unequal Migration and Urbanisation Gains in China

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13487
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Jan 2019
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Sylvie Démurger, Shi Li and Jianguo Wang
Université de Lyon, University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE), Beijing Normal University (BNU) - Business School and Beijing Information Science and Technology University
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agglomeration economies, China, human capital externalities, migrants, urban development, wage disparities

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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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Product Complexity, Quality of Institutions and the Pro-Trade Effect of Immigrants

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7192
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Mar 2009
Anthony Briant, Pierre-Philippe Combes and Miren Lafourcade
Paris School of Economics (PSE), Université de Lyon and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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gravity, immigration, product complexity, quality of institutions, trade

The Production Function for Housing: Evidence from France

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10373
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Gilles Duranton and Laurent Gobillon
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

The Production Function for Housing: Evidence from France

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11669
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Nov 2016
Pierre-Philippe Combes and Gilles Duranton
Université de Lyon and University of Pennsylvania - Real Estate Department
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Housing, Production function

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Do Large Departments Make Academics More Productive? Agglomeration and Peer Effects in Research

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9401
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 03 Apr 2013
Clément Bosquet and Pierre-Philippe Combes
University of Cergy-Pontoise - THEMA and Université de Lyon
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economic geography, economics of science, networks, productivity determinants, selection and endogeneity

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The Identification of Agglomeration Economies

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8119
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Nov 2010
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Gilles Duranton and Laurent Gobillon
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
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Gilles Duranton, Laurent Gobillon and Sébastien Roux
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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The Neighbor is King: Customer Discrimination in the Housing Market

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9160
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Oct 2012
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Bruno Decreuse, Benoît Schmutz and Alain Trannoy
Université de Lyon, University of Angers - Research Group in Quantitative Saving (GREQAM), Howard University and National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)
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Customer Discrimination, Housing Market, Matching Frictions, Neighborhood Externalities

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Dots to Boxes: Do the Size and Shape of Spatial Units Jeopardize Economic Geography Estimations?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6928
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Dec 2008
Anthony Briant, Pierre-Philippe Combes and Miren Lafourcade
Paris School of Economics (PSE), Université de Lyon and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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agglomeration, concentration, gravity, MAUP, wage equation

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Urbanisation and Migration Externalities in China

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9352
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Feb 2013
Pierre-Philippe Combes, Sylvie Démurger and Shi Li
Université de Lyon, University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE) and Beijing Normal University (BNU) - Business School
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agglomeration economies, China, migration, urban development, wage disparities

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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

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Product Complexity, Quality of Institutions and the Protrade Effect of Immigrants

The World Economy, Vol. 37, Issue 1, pp. 63-85, 2014
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Jan 2014
Anthony Briant, Pierre-Philippe Combes and Miren Lafourcade
Paris School of Economics (PSE), Université de Lyon and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Transport Costs: Measures, Determinants, and Regional Policy Implications for France

Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 5, Issue 3, pp. 319-349, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Pierre-Philippe Combes and Miren Lafourcade
Université de Lyon and Paris School of Economics (PSE)

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JEL classifications: C81, H54, L92, R58