Are Cities in Vietnam Distributed According to Zipf?

Abstract

In this paper we test for congruence with Zipf’s Law among cities, towns, and communes in Vietnam. Zipf’s Law prescribes a particular distribution of cities when ordered by population. Much of the extant literature testing... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Barry Pfitzner (Randolph-Macon College), Trang Tran (Randolph-Macon College)

Topic Area

Topics: Ag Economics, Environmental Economics, & Finance

Session

EC1 » International Economics/Banking (13:30 - Wednesday, 22nd February, Harleston)

Paper

Zipf_abstract_SEDSI.pdf

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