Gibrat's Law for (All) Cities: Reply

This reply refutes the objection raised by Levy (2009) about the fit of the upper tail of the city size distribution in Eeckhout (2004). I show that the method on which his conclusion is based is unsubstantiated. The visual interpretation of the fit on log-log plots is misleading. In addition, the m...

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Volume: 99
Main Author: Eeckhout, Jan
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: NASHVILLE American Economic Association 01.09.2009
published in: The American economic review Vol. 99; no. 4; pp. 1676 - 1683
ORCID: 0000-0001-6509-4296
Data of publication: September 2009
ISSN: 0002-8282
EISSN: 1944-7981
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Web of Knowledge
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