Management and Regional Science for Economic Development / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780898381085
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 11/30/1982
  • Series: Studies in Applied Regional Science Series, #22
  • Edition description: 1983
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 260
  • Product dimensions: 0.75 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The Problem and the Setting.- Regional Science as a Discipline.- Techniques of Regional Science.- Objective of the Book.- References.- 2 Analysis and Projection of Population and Income.- Definition of a Region.- Demographic Indexes.- Life Tables.- Makeham’s and Gompertz’s Formula for Smoothing Mortality Rates.- Population Forecasting.- Spatial Regularity and Population Modeling.- Estimation of Migration.- Estimation of Regional Income.- References.- 3 Regional Activity Analysis.- Location and Measurement of Economic Activity.- Projecting Economic Activity: Use of Economic Models.- Some Examples of Regional Econometric Modeling.- References.- 4 Regional and Interregional Input-Output and Programming Models.- Economic Base Theory.- Input-Output Analysis.- Interindustry Linkage and Pollution in Belgium.- Responsibility for Cleaning Pollution: Use of Bleached Input-Output Model.- Industrial Complex Analysis and Programming Techniques.- Linear Programming Technique.- Pollution Abatement and Regional Welfare: A Control Theory Approach.- References.- 5 Providing Infrastructure for Regional Development.- Requirements for Urban-Regional Growth in the Developing Countries.- Municipal Income and Expenditure: An Analytical Stury.- Energy-Econometric Modeling.- Energy in Urban-Regional Development.- References.- 6 Political Dimensions of Regional Economis Development.- Military Expenditure and Economic Development.- Military Expenditure on the Indian Subcontinent: An Example.- A Suggested Cooperation Procedure.- Internal Political Stability and Economic Development.- Political Ideology and Economic Development.- References.- 7 Management of Regional Planning.- Role of Management Science in Development.- Application of the Gravity Model for the Indian Federation.- Participation Potential.- Centralization and Decentralization: Decision Matrix.- Regional and Interregional Growth and Allocation Theory.- Regional Science as a Discipline.- References.- 8 Retrospect and Respect.- The Future of Regional Science.- Regional Science and Other Disciplines.- Future Directions for Regional Science.- Modified Formulation of a Regional Allocation Model.- References.- Author Index.

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