The settlement of the United States, 1800–2000: The long transition towards Gibrat’s law

Gibrat’s law, the orthogonality of growth with initial levels, has long been considered a stylized fact of local population growth. But throughout U.S. history, local population growth has significantly deviated from it. Across small locations, growth was strongly negatively correlated with initial...

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Volume: 98
Main Author: Desmet, Klaus
Rappaport, Jordan
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: SAN DIEGO Elsevier Inc 01.03.2017
ACADEMIC PRESS INC ELSEVIER SCIENCE
Elsevier B.V
published in: Journal of urban economics Vol. 98; pp. 50 - 68
Data of publication: March 2017
ISSN: 0094-1190
1095-9068
EISSN: 1095-9068
Discipline: Sociology & Social History
Economics
Subjects:
US
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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