Spatial effects on rural commerce

Calzadilla Daguerre, Jesús María; Villa Perez, Aurelio y Lopez, J.L. (2011). Spatial effects on rural commerce. En: "International Conference on Applied Business Research. ICABR 2011", 28/11/2011 - 02/12/2011, Johor Bahru - Malaysia. pp. 436-443.


Título: Spatial effects on rural commerce
  • Calzadilla Daguerre, Jesús María
  • Villa Perez, Aurelio
  • Lopez, J.L.
Tipo de Documento: Ponencia en Congreso o Jornada (Artículo)
Título del Evento: International Conference on Applied Business Research. ICABR 2011
Fechas del Evento: 28/11/2011 - 02/12/2011
Lugar del Evento: Johor Bahru - Malaysia
Título del Libro: Actas International Conference on Applied Business Research. ICABR 2011
Fecha: 2011
Escuela: E.T.S.I. Agrónomos (UPM) [antigua denominación]
Departamento: Economía y Ciencias Sociales Agrarias [hasta 2014]
Licencias Creative Commons: Reconocimiento - Sin obra derivada - No comercial

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Commerce in rural territories should not be considered as a needed service, but as a basic infrastructure, that impact not only existent population, but also tourism, and rural industrialization. So, the rural areas need not only agriculture but industry and services, to have a global and balanced development, including for the countryside and the population. In the work presented in this paper, we are considering the formulation of the direct relation between population and the endowment of commerce sites within a geographical territory, the ?area of commercial interactions?. These are the closer set of towns that can gravitate to each other to cover the required needs for the populations within the area. The products retailed, range from basic products for the daily lives, to all other products for industry, agriculture, and services. The econometric spatial model developed to evaluate the interactions and estimate the parameters, is based on the Spatial Error Model, which allows for other spatial hidden effects to be considered without direct interference to the commercial disposition. The data and territory used to test the model correspond to a rural area in the Spanish Palencia territory (NUTS-3 level). The parameters have dependence from population levels, local rent per head, local and regional government budgets, and particular spatial restrictions. Interesting results are emerging form the model. The more significant is that the spatial effects can replace some number of commerce sites in towns, given the right spatial distribution of the sites and the towns. This is equivalent to consider the area of commercial interactions as the unit of measurement for the basic infrastructure and not only the towns.

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