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Title:Location decisions in a changing labour market environment PDF Logo
Authors:Frank, Björn
Issue Date:2003
Series/Report no.:DIW-Diskussionspapiere 380
Abstract:We study the location of various film-related services (such as camera rental, casting agencies or pyrotechnic services), the main determinant of interest being the human capital specificity. We show that firms which supply services with a lower firm specificity locate farther away from one another, and argue that it can be concluded that the "poaching" argument (fear of employees leaving for a competitor in large regional labour markets) has greater practical weight than the Marshallian labour pooling mechanism
film industry
flexible specialisation
labour pooling
regional labour markets
Document Type:Working Paper
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