Data & Tools

New Economic Geography Simulation

  • A simple tool to simulate Krugman's Canonical New Economic Geography Model.

  • Student Manual.

  • For more background, see Paul Krugman (1998), "Space: The Final Frontier", The Journal of Economic Perspectives , Spring, 1998, Vol. 12, No. 2 (Spring, 1998), pp. 161-174 .

Regional GDP Data Europe, 1900-2015 (v6, 2020)

  • The Rosés-Wolf database on regional GDP provides data on the economic development of European regions at the level of NUTS-2 regions for the years 1900 - 2015. It contains information of nominal GDP (in 1990 and 2011 PPP), population, area, and on sector-level employment shares. The first version of the data was constructed by a team of researchers based on national historical statistics: Marc Badia-Miró, Erik Buyst, Kerstin Enflo, Emanuele Felice, Frank Geary, Jordi Guilera, Kari Anne Janisse, Peter Sandholt Jensen, Herman de Jong, Martin Henning, Alexander Klein, Julio Martínez-Galarraga, Jørgen Modalsli, Cristina Victoria Radu, Joan Ramon Rosés, Teresa Sanchis, Lennart Schön (†), Max-Stephan Schulze, Paul Richard Sharp, Tom Stark, Dirk Stelder (†), Daniel A. Tirado, Ulrich Woitek, Nikolaus Wolf, and Gabriela Wüthrich.

  • Attribution: When using the data, please make the following reference: Rosés-Wolf-database, version 6 (2020).