skip to contents.

Pitfalls of Location Choice Analysis: The Finished Goods Producer versus the Intermediate Goods Producer

Discussion Papers

No.178

by HAYAKAWA Kazunobu , MATSUURA Toshiyuki
November 2008

ABSTRACT

In literature related to firm location choice, estimation equations are derived from the model of finished goods producers, but producer types are generally not considered. Research presented in this paper shows that the use of equations derived from such models against intermediate goods producers results in several problems.


Keywords: demand linkages; cost linkages; location choice
JEL classification: F23; H32; R34

PDF pdf (178KB)



Please note that discussion papers are works in various stages of progress and most have not been edited and proofread and may contain errors of fact or judgment. Revised versions of these papers may subsequently appear in more formal publication series. The views expressed in this publication are those of the author(s). The IDE does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included and accepts no responsibility for any consequences arising from its use.