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Working paper

Geography, Trade and Growth Problems and Possibilities for the New Zealand Economy (WP 03/03)

Issue date: 
Sunday, 1 June 2003
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JEL classification: 
F12 - Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies; Fragmentation
L14 - Transactional Relationships; Contracts and Reputation; Networks
R11 - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes

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This paper discusses the latest thinking in the relationships between the economics of trade, geography and industrial clusters.


I would like to thank Bob Buckle and the various participants at the economics seminar hosted by the New Zealand Treasury, September 2002.


The views expressed in this Working Paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the New Zealand Treasury. The paper is presented not as policy, but with a view to inform and stimulate wider debate.

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Wednesday, 24 October 2007