We thank Andrea Galeotti and three anonymous referees for very helpful comments. Donald Davis, Klaus Desmet, Gilles Duranton, Wen-Tai Hsu, Wilfried Koch, Muriel Meunier, Yasusada Murata, Volker Nocke, Issi Romem, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Takaaki Takahashi, Jacques Thisse and participants at various seminars and conferences provided valuable feedback. Behrens is the holder of the Canada Research Chair in Regional Impacts of Globalisation. Financial support from the CRC Program of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada, as well as from the Standard Research Grants Program, is gratefully acknowledged. Behrens and Robert-Nicoud gratefully acknowledge financial support from FQRSC Québec (Grant NP-127178). Part of this study was written while Robert-Nicoud was visiting the IES at Princeton, which he thanks for its hospitality. We also thank the organisers of the 2nd HSE Summer School in Pushkin, Russia, where we completed the current version of the study, for their hospitality.
Survival of the Fittest in Cities: Urbanisation and Inequality
Version of Record online: 17 MAR 2014
© 2013 Royal Economic Society
The Economic Journal
Volume 124, Issue 581, pages 1371–1400, December 2014
How to Cite
Behrens, K. and Robert-Nicoud, F. (2014), Survival of the Fittest in Cities: Urbanisation and Inequality. The Economic Journal, 124: 1371–1400. doi: 10.1111/ecoj.12099
- Issue online: 9 DEC 2014
- Version of Record online: 17 MAR 2014
- Accepted manuscript online: 9 OCT 2013 11:21AM EST
- Manuscript Accepted: 12 AUG 2013
- Manuscript Received: 21 FEB 2012
- CRC Program of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada
- Standard Research Grants Program
- FQRSC Québec. Grant Number: NP-127178
Appendix C. Guide to Calculations.
Appendix D. Types of Equilibria.
Appendix E. Theoretical Extensions.
Appendix F. Data for Empirics and Numerical Illustrations.
Appendix G. Numerical Procedure to Check Stability of Equilibria.
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