Modern Urban and Regional Economics by Philip McCann

Modern Urban and Regional Economics

byPhilip McCann

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Modern Urban and Regional Economics explains the spatial economic underpinnings of the behaviour of urban and regional economies in order to highlight the differences between the two types of economy. The explicitly spatial approach enables the author to present both urban economics andregional economics within a single integrated framework, using clear model-based explanations from first principles and extensive graphic illustration of the theories discussed.Online Resource CentreFor Lecturers:* PowerPoints* Figures from the bookFor Students:* Questions and cases

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Philip McCann is a Professor of Economic Geography at the University of Groningen. He is also Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics at The University of Waikato, New Zealand, and formerly Professor of Urban and Regional Economics in the Department of Economics at The University of Reading.

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Title:Modern Urban and Regional EconomicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.03 inPublished:February 4, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199582009

ISBN - 13:9780199582006

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Table of Contents

1. A World of Cities and Regions2. Industrial Location: The Location of the Firm in Theory3. The Spatial Distribution of Activities4. The Spatial Structure of the Urban Economy5. Regional Specialization, Trade, and Multiplier Analysis6. Regional and Inter-Regional Labour Market Analysis7. Regional Growth, Factor Allocation and Balance of Payments8. Cities and Regions in the Modern Global Economy9. Modern Urban and Regional Economic Policy Analysis