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The spatial economy

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Since 1990 there has been a renaissance of theoretical and empirical work on the spatial aspects of the economy -- that is, where economic activity occurs and why. Using new tools -- in particular, modeling techniques developed to analyze industrial organization, international trade, and economic growth -- this "new economic geography" has emerged as one of the most exciting areas of contemporary economics. The authors show how seemingly disparate models reflect a few basic themes, and in so doing they develop a common "grammar" for discussing a variety of issues. They show how a common approach that emphasizes the three-way interaction among increasing returns, transportation costs, and the movement of productive factors can be applied to a wide range of issues in urban, regional, and international economics. This book is the first to provide a sound and unified explanation of the existence of large economic agglomerations at various spatial scales.

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Author(s):
Masahisa Fujita,Paul Krugman and Anthony J.Venables
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First 2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0262561476
ISBN-13:
9780262561471
Number of pages:
367
Publisher:
MIT
Title:
The Spatial Economy. Cities Regions and International Trade

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Since 1990 there has been a renaissance of theoretical and empirical work on the spatial aspects of the economy -- that is, where economic activity occurs and why. Using new tools -- in particular, modeling techniques developed to analyze industrial organization, international trade, and economic growth -- this "new economic geography" has emerged as one of the most exciting areas of contemporary economics. The authors show how seemingly disparate models reflect a few basic themes, and in so doing they develop a common "grammar" for discussing a variety of issues. They show how a common approach that emphasizes the three-way interaction among increasing returns, transportation costs, and the movement of productive factors can be applied to a wide range of issues in urban, regional, and international economics. This book is the first to provide a sound and unified explanation of the existence of large economic agglomerations at various spatial scales.

Author(s):
Masahisa Fujita,Paul Krugman and Anthony J.Venables
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First 2001
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0262561476
ISBN-13:
9780262561471
Number of pages:
367
Publisher:
MIT
Title:
The Spatial Economy. Cities Regions and International Trade

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