WIT Press

Spatial Location And Economic Development On The Spanish Mainland

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/ECOSUD970131

Volume

22

Pages

10

Published

1997

Size

889 kb

Author(s)

J.M. Albert, J- Mateu & V. Orts

Abstract

A bi-parametric model (auto-Poisson) is fitted on the spatial point model where points represent economic magnitudes in different Spanish geographical areas. We use spatial statistical techniques. This way we obtain as a result, the value of two parameters wich present a strong disparity. This indicates very unequal development potentials among these areas due to their own location. 1 Introduction The literature on "market potential" begun by Harris [7]. This literature argues that the desirability of a region as a production site depends on its acess to markets, and that the quality of that access may be described by an index of "market potential" which is a weighted sum of the purchasing power of all regions, with the weights depending inve

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