Trade, Networks and Hierarchies: Modeling Regional and Interregional Economies / Edition 1by Geoffrey Hewings
Pub. Date: 12/10/2010
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
The book provides an overview of some of the recent techniques that have been applied to an understanding of the structure of regional and interregional exchange within national economies. The issues range from an evaluation of NAFTA, comparisons of regional economies, structral change over time and issues related to measurement and interpretation. Many of the… See more details below
The book provides an overview of some of the recent techniques that have been applied to an understanding of the structure of regional and interregional exchange within national economies. The issues range from an evaluation of NAFTA, comparisons of regional economies, structral change over time and issues related to measurement and interpretation. Many of the contributions address the problems using network structures.
Table of Contents
1 Introduction.- I Trade and Transportation.- 2 Spatial Effects of European Transport Policy: a CGE Approach.- 3 Combined Model of Interregional Commodity Flows on a Transportation Network.- 4 Why Do Countries Pursue Reciprocal Trade Agreements? A Case Study of North America.- 5 The Regional Impact of Foreign Direct Investment: Structure and Behavior in an Ownership-Disaggregated Computable General Equilibrium Model.- 6 Economic Landscapes: An Application to the Brazilian Economy and to the Sugar Cane Complex.- 7 On the Economic Impact of the Transport Sector: A Critical Review with Dutch Bi-Regional Input-Output Data.- 8 The Influence of Transport Investments on Economy and Environment: An Analysis from the Perspective of Taiwan.- 9 The US Regional Ferrous Scrap Model.- II Structure and Structural Change.- 10 The RAS Structural Decomposition Approach.- 11 Structural Changes in the Chicago Economy: A Field of Influence Analysis.- 12 Modeling Structural Linkages in Dynamic and Spatial Interindustry Systems.- 13 Restrictions in Integrated Econometric+Input-Output Modeling.- 14 Regional Input-Output, Leontief-Strout and Uncertainty.- 15 Using the REAL Models to Understand Midwest Restructuring.- 16 Keystone Sector Identification.- 17 A Spatial Output Decomposition Method for Assessing Regional Economic Structure.- 18 New Explanatory Models for Analyzing Spatial Innovation: A Comparative Investigation.- 19 Vertical Specialization and Interregional Trade: Hierarchy of Spatial Production Cycles and Feedback Loop Analysis in the Midwest Economy.- 20 Miyazawa-Sraffa-Leontief Income Distribution Models.- III Methodological Issues.- 21 Frame-Shifting in Regional General Equilibrium Models.- 22 Input-output Systems in Regional and Interregional CGE Modeling.- 23 Direct and Indirect Industrial Pollution Generation: A Field of Influence Approach.- 24 Regional Economic Modeling in Denmark: Construction of an Interregional SAM with Data at High Levels of Disaggregation, Subject to National Constraints.
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