Our research based on forty businesses, the location of which has been simulated across thirty European towns, has enabled us to demonstrate the comparative advantage of the Paris metropolis concerning strategic managerial units. However, peripheral European cities and cities in the "Bassin Parisien" are found to be particularly attractive places for production plants.
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