Replication data for: A Spatial Knowledge Economy
- Davis, Donald R.
- Dingel, Jonathan I.
AbstractLeading empiricists and theorists of cities have recently argued that the generation and exchange of ideas must play a more central role in the analysis of cities. This paper develops the first system of cities model with costly idea exchange as the agglomeration force. The model replicates a broad set of established facts about the cross section of cities. It provides the first spatial equilibrium theory of why skill premia are higher in larger cities and how variation in these premia emerges from symmetric fundamentals.
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DOI: 10.1257/aer.20130249 (Text)
Davis, Donald R., and Jonathan I. Dingel. “A Spatial Knowledge Economy.” American Economic Review 109, no. 1 (January 2019): 153–70. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.20130249.
- ID: 10.1257/aer.20130249 (DOI)
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