Economic Geography: An Institutional Approach by Roger HayterEconomic Geography: An Institutional Approach by Roger Hayter

Economic Geography: An Institutional Approach

byRoger Hayter, Jerry Patchell

Paperback | January 4, 2016

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Economic Geography provides a thoroughly accessible and comprehensive introduction to the study of economic activity in place and across space. Building on the solid foundation laid in the first edition, this second edition features the most up-to-date data available as well as increasedcoverage of a wide variety of crucial topics--from recent shifts in emerging markets to the growth of transportation and communication networks to the economic ramifications of climate change to the increasing urbanization of economies. Reflecting the most current thinking in the field, EconomicGeography opens students' eyes to the many ways in which economic, social, and political institutions affect both quality of life for individuals and outcomes for societies around the world.
Roger Hayter is a professor in the Department of Geography at Simon Fraser University. He is well known and well respected as an instructor, academic, and writer. Professor Hayter was given the Award for Scholarly Distinction by the Canadian Association of Geographers in 1999 and served as Editor of The Canadian Geographer from 2006 to...
Title:Economic Geography: An Institutional ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.7 inPublished:January 4, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

IntroductionAbout Economic GeographyInstitutionalismConclusionPart I Markets in Place, Space, and Time1. Markets in Place and SpaceContemplating MarketsMarket ExchangeMarket CoordinationMarket GovernanceConclusion2. The (Evolving) Spatial Division of LabourIntroducing the Division of LabourUrbanization, Scale Economies, and Cumulative CausationGlobalizationConclusion3. Innovation, Evolution, and InequalityInnovation and MarketsInnovation as a Social ProcessTechno-economic ParadigmsThe Changing Geography of InnovationInnovation and Global InequalityConclusionPart II Institutional Pillars of Modern Space Economies4. BusinessIntroducing BusinessBusiness SegmentationLocation DynamicsConclusion5. LabourThe Distinctive Evolutionary Nature of Labour MarketsThe Nature of Labour MarketsLabour Market SegmentationLabour Market Failures and ChallengesConclusion6. GovernmentThe Role of GovernmentThe Nature of Government-Economy RelationsGovernment Policy Interventions and InstitutionsRegional and Local Development PoliciesInternational Economic Policies: The Free Trade AgendaThe Incomplete Territorialisation of Externalities GovernanceConclusion7. Non-Profit OrganizationsThe Role of Non-Profit OrganizationsThe Diversity of Non-ProfitsEconomic ImpactsGlobal-Local Dynamics of NGO ActivismSocial Capital and DevelopmentConclusionPart III Location Dynamics of Value Chains8. CitiesThe Role of CitiesCities are Global and LocalSystems of CitiesIntra-Urban Land-Use PatternsConclusion9. Energy and Mineral ResourcesContradictions of Resource ExploitationThe Resource Cycle Meets the Value ChainResource-based DevelopmentConclusion10. AgricultureGeographic Differences in AgricultureLocal and Global Markets: Disparities and DilemmasOrganization: From Old MacDonald to McDonald'sRegional Renewal and RelocalizationConclusion11. ManufacturingGeographic Differences in ManufacturingThe Shifting Geography of ManufacturingLocating Manufacturing FacilitiesLocation, Product Cycle Dynamics, and Value ChainsClustering and CongregationConclusion12. ServicesThe Development of the Service IndustryDefining ServicesConsumer ServicesProducer ServicesPublic ServicesConclusion13. Transportation and Communication NetworksThe Role of Transportation and Communication NetworksNetworkCosts, Pricing, and LocationTransportation, Communications, and ScaleConclusion14. ConsumptionGeographic Differences in ConsumptionDemand: Decision-making by ConsumersConsumption Over SpaceConsumption of Places and SpaceConclusionGlossaryIndexList of Initialisms

Editorial Reviews

"The novel inclusion of a chapter on non-profits makes this book unique and in many ways pioneering." --Tim Reiffenstein, Mount Allison University