Gibrat's Law for (All) Cities

Two empirical regularities concerning the size distribution of cities have repeatedly been established: Zipf's law holds (the upper tail is Pareto), and city growth is proportionate. Census 2000 data are used covering the entire size distribution, not just the upper tail. The nontruncated distr...

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Volume: 94
Main Author: Jan Eeckhout
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: NASHVILLE American Economic Association 01.12.2004
AMER ECONOMIC ASSOC
published in: The American economic review Vol. 94; no. 5; pp. 1429 - 1451
ORCID: 0000-0001-6509-4296
Data of publication: December 2004
ISSN: 0002-8282
1944-7981
EISSN: 1944-7981
Discipline: Economics
Law
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