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Collected together, thereby forming a cluster, clump, or mass of individual units.
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, agglomerated (ă-glomĕr-ăt, -ātĕd)
To gather into a mass.
[L. ag-glomero, to wind into a ball; from ad, to, + glomus (glomer-) mass, ball of yarn]
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(ă-glom′ĕ-rāt″) [L. agglomerare, to roll into a ball]
To congregate, form a mass.
agglomeratio (-rā′shŏn)
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These zones will cluster business activities in pockets of geographical areas thus leading to agglomeration. We cannot presently see the impact of such proposed zones on socioeconomic outcomes but we can see how much these economic zones have had the impact in the past.
This type of agglomeration policy will be more inclusive and lead to better socio-economic outcomes for society as a whole.
When examining the effects of agglomeration, it is useful to distinguish between different types of agglomeration.
The literature on agglomeration's impact on firm performance is growing, but very few studies have focused on firms' profitability.
Multicenter group is the main spatial form of urban agglomeration. In this form, an urban agglomeration transport supply structure and demand structure include internal transport supply and demand of a city inside urban agglomeration, intercity transport supply, and demand between two center cities within urban agglomeration and intercity transport supply and demand between a center city and another non-center city within urban agglomeration.
In the rapid development of urban agglomeration in our country, there are many problems in construction of transportation system, which are mainly manifested in two ways, the coexistence of poor supply and unused portion of transport capacity and the coexistence of backward transport infrastructure and low utilization rate of part advanced infrastructures [16].
Next important apex of population potential is formed at Lahore and Faisalabad showing the industrial agglomerations existing there followed by Rawalpindi located at the vicinity of the national capital Islamabad.
In order to investigate the process of urban development and geo-spatial agglomerations in Pakistan, Principal Component Analysis has been conducted using following eleven selected variables representing urban-industrial infrastructure:
However, the city agglomeration has become the main carrier of domestic and international competition in the modern transportation system.
This study revisits the issue of whether or not agglomeration benefits a clustering region through increased labor productivity.
In an attempt to assess the relationship between agglomeration and economic growth we have selected those that seem most appropriate with the study (see Sala-i-Martin et al.
As for the effects of agglomeration economies, the regional presence of agglomerations of manufacturing firms and distributors both have a positive effect.