The Organization of Cities: Initiative, ordinary life, and the good life

The Organization of Cities: Initiative, ordinary life, and the good life

by John R Miron

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ISBN-13: 9783319843186
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 07/12/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 537
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface.- Part A. Background Ideas .- Chapter 1. The state, decentralization and entitlement, and the organization of cities.- Chapter 2. State, economy, and city: a reconstruction.- Chapter 3. Explaining the rise of commercial cities. - Part B. The Mills model .- Chapter 4.- A modern perspective on the urban economy: Mills model.- Part C. Export and factor markets.- Chapter 5. A simple model of a oneNindustry town.- Chapter 6. Land for worker accommodation in a one industry ribbon town.- Chapter 7. Land for industry in a one industry ribbon town.- Chapter 8. A simple model of an urban economy with multiple industries.- Chapter 9. Land for worker accommodation in a multi industry ribbon town.- Chapter 10. Land for industry in a multi industry ribbon town.- Chapter 11. Substitution and the urban economy.- Part D. Real estate and fixed capital investment markets.- Chapter 12. Real estate and the urban economy.- Chapter 13. Risk, investment, and the urban economy.- Part E. Transportation, land use planning, and the urban economy.- Chapter 14. Districting in the urban economy.- Chapter 15. Commuting and the urban economy.- Chapter 16. A simple model of land use planning in the urban economy.- Chapter 17. Nuisance, zoning, and the urban economy.- Chapter 18. Transportation planning and the urban economy.- Part F. Synthesis.- Chapter 19. Herbert-Stevens.- Chapter 20. Ripper-Varaiya.- Chapter 21. Conclusion.

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