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Performance, Position and Competition between Places

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dc.contributor.author Garvey, Eoghan en
dc.contributor.author Keane, Michael J. en
dc.contributor.author Cullinan, John en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-09-25T15:02:53Z en
dc.date.available 2009-09-25T15:02:53Z en
dc.date.issued 2008 en
dc.identifier.citation Garvey E., Keane M. J., & Cullinan J. (2008) "Performance, Position and Competition between Places" (Working Paper No. 0137) Department of Economics, National University of Ireland, Galway. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10379/309 en
dc.description.abstract The paper uses a finite mixture modelling approach to investigate the likely determinants of relative economic performance of Irish towns. The particular success factors that we focus on are measures of connectivity, position and competitive capacity of places. Our main argument is that these determinants of success can act in different ways on different groups of towns. The mixture model is able to detect this fact. The insights provided by the model are important additions to our understanding of spatial dynamics and contribute to the policy debate on spatial planning and infrastructural investment. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher National University of Ireland, Galway en
dc.relation.ispartofseries working papers;0137 en
dc.subject.lcsh Ireland -- Economic conditions -- Regional disparities en
dc.subject.lcsh Citieis and towns -- Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Competition -- Ireland en
dc.title Performance, Position and Competition between Places en
dc.type Working Paper en
dc.description.peer-reviewed peer-reviewed en

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