The Economics of Cities and Suburbs / Edition 1

The Economics of Cities and Suburbs / Edition 1

by William Thomas Bogart
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0135699711

ISBN-13: 9780135699713

Pub. Date: 08/08/1997

Publisher: Pearson

Designed to convey the excitement of studying cities while developing a set of formal tools for analyzing their economies. KEY TOPICS: The book attempts to remove the division between “urban” economics and “regional” economics by demonstrating that the traditional intermetropolitan models of specialization and

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Designed to convey the excitement of studying cities while developing a set of formal tools for analyzing their economies. KEY TOPICS: The book attempts to remove the division between “urban” economics and “regional” economics by demonstrating that the traditional intermetropolitan models of specialization and trade can also be extended to intrametropolitan analysis, thus unifying their treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135699713
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/08/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO URBAN ECONOMICS.

1. What Is a City?

2. Cities in History.

3. Market Areas and Central Place Theory.

4. Location of Economic Activity.

II. AGGREGATE ANALYSIS OF METROPOLITAN AREAS.

5. Intermetropolitan Trade.

6. Factor Abundance and Specialization.

7. Agglomeration and Metropolitan Growth.

8. Government Policy and Metropolitan Growth.

III. INTRAMETROPOLITAN ANALYSIS.

9. Clusters and Urban Form: Business Districts, Suburbs, and "Edge Cities."

10. Land-Use Controls.

11. Intrametropolitan Competition and Economic Development Policy.

12. Urban Labor Markets and Poverty.

13. Housing Markets.

14. Housing Problems and Policies.

15. Transportation.

Index.

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