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Question number: 596

» Industrialization and Economic Development

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Which of the following term characterizes the term Agglomeration Economies?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

The dependency of the less developed countries upon more developed countries for their economic livelihood

b.

The concentration of highly innovative and technically advanced industries that encourage economic development in linked businesses or industries

c.

The policy that focused on discovering and meeting the needs of the customers through product mix

d.

A localised economy where a large number of companies or industries exist in close proximity to each other and benefit from the cost reductions and gains inefficiencies that results from this proximity

e.

None of the above

Question number: 597

» Industrialization and Economic Development

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When did deindustrialization occur at the national level in Great Britain?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

When heavy industry was moved to locations with lower production costs

b.

When heavy industry was moved to locations with greater access to major ports

c.

When heavy industry was moved to locations with a more literate population

d.

When heavy industry was moved to locations with higher industrial economic development

e.

When heavy industry was moved to locations with economies more geared towards tertiary economic activities

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