Economics of Cities: Theoretical Perspectives

Economics of Cities: Theoretical Perspectives

by Jean-Marie Huriot, Jacques-Francois Thisse
     
 

This integrated collection of essays exploring the economic theory of cities assembles work by a number of the world's leading exponents.See more details below

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This integrated collection of essays exploring the economic theory of cities assembles work by a number of the world's leading exponents.

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ISBN-13:
9780521118279
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/06/2009
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction J. M. Huriot and J. F. Thisse; Part I. Cities and Agglomeration: 1. The formation of economics agglomerations - old problems and new perspectives M. Fujita, J. F. Thisse; 2. Urban economics in retrospect: continuity or change?; C. Baumont, J. M. Huriot; Part II. Urban Systems: 3. City systems: general equilibrium approaches H. M. Abdel-Rahman; 4. Intra-industry specialization and urban development R. Becker, J. V. Henderson, Thomas Gehrig; 5. A monopolistic competition model of urban systems and trade M. Fujita, P. Krugman; 6. Dynamic evolution of the US city size distribution Linda Harris Dobkins, Yannis M. Ioannides; Part III. Urbanization and Growth: 7. Urban growth models with durable housing: an overview J. Brueckner; 8. Urbanization, urban structure and growth G. Duranton; 9. Urban spread beyond the edge of the city F. Goffette-Nagot; Part IV. Cities and Factor Markets: 10. Unemployment in cities Y. Zenou; 11. Rural vs. urban location: the spatial division of labour Hubert Jayet; 12. Cities and the geography of financial centers Thomas Gegrig.

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