Urban Agglomeration Effects in India: Evidence from Town-Level Data

Combining multiple data sets for India, we estimate the elasticity of wages with respect to town population and density between 1% and 2%, which is smaller than estimates in the literature based on district-level analysis. We also find that the employment share of firms with 10 or more workers—which...

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Main Authors: Rana Hasan, Yi Jiang, Radine Michelle Rafols
Format: Article
Published: The MIT Press 2017-08-01
Series:Asian Development Review
Online Access:https://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/pdf/10.1162/adev_a_00100