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ag·glom·er·a·tion

 (ə-glŏm′ə-rā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of gathering into a mass.
2. A confused or jumbled mass: "To avoid the problems of large urban agglomerations, the state decentralized the university system" (Bickley Townsend).

ag•glom•er•a•tion

(əˌglɒm əˈreɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a jumbled cluster or mass of varied parts.
2. the act or process of agglomerating.
[1775]

Agglomeration

 a mass or clump of things gathered together; an unmethodical assemblage; a cluster. See also cluster, conglomerate.
Examples: an agglomeration of self-loving beings, 1866; of granite houses, 1859; of turrets, 1774.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.agglomeration - a jumbled collection or mass
aggregation, collection, accumulation, assemblage - several things grouped together or considered as a whole
bunch, clump, cluster, clustering - a grouping of a number of similar things; "a bunch of trees"; "a cluster of admirers"
chunk, clod, glob, lump, clump, ball - a compact mass; "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
2.agglomeration - the act of collecting in a mass; the act of agglomerating
assembling, collecting, aggregation, collection - the act of gathering something together

agglomeration

noun mass, collection, pile, cluster, lump, stack, heap, rick, clump, accumulation The album is a bizarre agglomeration of styles.

agglomeration

noun
A group of things gathered haphazardly:
Translations
aglomeracija
aglomerație

agglomeration

[əˌglɒməˈreɪʃən] Naglomeración f

agglomeration

[əˌglɒməˈreɪʃən] nagglomérat m

agglomeration

nAnhäufung f, → Konglomerat nt; (Sci) → Agglomeration f

agglomeration

[əglɒməˈreɪʃn] nagglomerazione f

ag·glom·er·a·tion

n. aglomeración, acumulación.
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Formal and manufacturing firms, however, do not experience the advantages of agglomeration economies due to pressure from direct competitors
Economists have always stated that this phenomenon is happening because of the agglomeration economies that characterized the cities and because they offer a better selection of human capital making therefore the labor market more efficient.
more rigorously mathematical, agglomeration economies were largely
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Typically you do have these agglomeration economies, which means the bigger places that are more centralized and more concentrated with businesses are going to grow faster," he said.
Research on agglomeration economies in cities of transition countries is scarce.
For some analysts this is an inevitable and welcome development, because the concentration of economic activity in cities reflects the extent to which firms derive the benefits of agglomeration economies, which are the main source of productivity gains.
Microfoundations of Urban Agglomeration Economies," by Gilles Duranton and Diego Puga, 2004.
Apart from functional economic market areas, there is also strong academic interest in agglomeration economies which can enhance productivity and innovation across city-region areas.
He focuses his analysis on agglomeration economies, which are the benefits firms receive from locating near each other, and sorting; natural resources (such as the presence of a port or raw materials) continue to decrease in economic importance as transportation improves, technology progresses, and as more manufacturing jobs are replaced with jobs in service-related industries.
For example, Weber (1929) and Marshall (1920) argue that one of the major factors that would help clustering of firms in the host country is the existence of agglomeration economies.