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Revista de Economia Contemporânea

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DALBERTO, Cassiano Ricardo  and  STADUTO, Jefferson Andronio Ramundo. An analysis of the agglomeration economies and its effects on the brazilian industrial wages. Rev. econ. contemp. [online]. 2013, vol.17, n.3, pp.539-569. ISSN 1980-5527.

The present work investigates the influence of agglomeration economies, subdivided in specialization/localization and urbanization/diversification economies, over the Brazilianindustrial wages in the years of 2001 and 2010. The analysis was took over 84 industrial poles, and it were applied the methods of principal component analysis (PCA) and econometric regression, founding out evidences of urbanization economies, but not specialization economies, and also noting that the context of regional disparities has changed little in the course of the decade approached.

Keywords : Agglomeration economies; Brazilian industry; industrial wages; specialization economies; urbanization economies.

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