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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/26/11 Brazil: How to Build an Economy (and How Not to!) 5/26/11 The Clustering of Economic Activity Core and Periphery Let’s imagine the entire world was a line. (It’s not hard if you try …) 5/26/11 Economics of a Line It would make sense that you’d be right here, right? 5/26/11 Economics of a Line So, when a competitor has the entire line, why would they move next to you? 5/26/11 Economies of Scale ◦ Production ◦ Human Capital ◦ Advertising “Capturing” the Market ◦ About 50% of this is now closer to red than blue, right? Economics of a Line 5/26/11 The same thing occurs! Von Thunen Ring Core: area closer to center of circle Periphery: area temporally further away Economics of a Circle 5/26/11 Clustering (or Lack Thereof …) 5/26/11 Models of Economic Development since Thunen ◦ Burgess Why Aren’t the Rings Perfect?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course GEO 102 taught by Professor Jasonking during the Spring '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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