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Agglomeration Effects in Russia and Europe
The purpose of this research is the comparative analysis of agglomeration effects influence in Russia and Germany. In order to perform it, we presented theoretical background, objects of the research, methodology and methodological provisions. We produced analysis of localization and urbanization effects influence on the number of employees and “revenue per worker” for more than 50 industries. In this paper panel dataset for companies from more than 800 Russian and German cities was used. Analysis covers the period from 2004 to 2014, 1296 German public companies and 882 Russian public companies, which activity falls different industry sectors. During the research we found out that localization and urbanization effects have positive impact on number of employees, and at the same time do not influence labor productivity factor “revenue per worker”. Moreover, we estimated that the influence of localization effects is higher in Russia than in Germany.