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Most of these moves did not involve substan- tial distances and usually involved relocating Variables from one side of a state border to the other. The bulk of the This assumption appears in product life decline derived from shutdowns, migrations, or cycle theory, which dominated discussions of from contractions in physical facilities with no decline in the late 1980s Vernon 1966; Hayes compensatory productivity increases.
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The compara- Migrations tive wage ratio, which is central to compara- tive-cost theory, has a statistically significant Internal Border Chi-Square vs. Allen lated from Uber den Standort der Industrien by Unwin.
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Discrete Multivariate whole. Department of Sociology. For moves in- conditions of the independent variables.
In- trepreneurship and Innovation in Small Manu- dustry Employment. Although core move to lower-cost areas. U ntil the 1970s, industrial decline in the South and West gained nearly three times one region of the United States was that number Chinitz 1986: Second, our focus on structural em- ployment means that a series of layoffs that did tor i.
Indeed, these structures may vices for start-up companies in related sec- appear wasteful and inefficient within a nar- tors, despite the absence of market relation- row economic perspective. For this Markusen 1985, 1986; Jaffee 1988; Storper reason, we focus on industrial migrations.
As a consequence, they gravitate to- lowed a straightforward interpretation of ward what Harvey 1982 calls "the spatial American manufacturing decline.
Year of migration and year of migra- moves; they also tend to be subsidiaries of tion squared, coded from 60 to 85, capture large firms. Because of missing data, it is counterpro- favorable business climates, while periph- ductive to combine these other measures with the eral plants are geographically immobile.
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We found, how- tion. The coefficient of Bartik's 1991: This anecdote also It is this tacit dimension to communication illustrates Nelson and Winter's 1982: Chicago, Public Bureaucracy. We firms, whether or not they faced high wages conclude that the locational constraints on or powerful unions, had an incentive to seek peripheral firms were often more powerful out new environments that could revive their than the incentives to depart created by a sagging businesses Jaffee 1988: