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Urban economics books

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The Political Economy of Capital Cities by Heike Mayer, Fritz Sager, David Kaufman, Martin Warland The Political Economy of Capital Cities
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Capital cities that are not the dominant economic centres of their nations - so-called 'secondary capital cities' (SCCs) - tend to be overlooked in the fields of economic geography and political science. Yet, capital cities play an important role in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics by Various Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

Reissuing works originally published between 1952 and 1991, this collection presents a wide-ranging set of excellent texts across economics, geography, urban studies, planning, politics and industrial studies. Addressing problems and policy, development and demographics, these books together form a wealth...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

Industrial Change and Regional Economic Transformation The Experience of Western Europe by Lloyd Rodwin Industrial Change and Regional Economic Transformation The Experience of Western Europe

Originally published in 1991. This book deals with industrial and regional changes in Western Europe and the effectiveness of policies designed to cope with them. It examines the regional experiences, including successes as well as problems, to illuminate the trends...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

City-Systems in Advanced Economies Past Growth, Present Processes and Future Development Options by City-Systems in Advanced Economies Past Growth, Present Processes and Future Development Options

Originally published in 1977. This book provides answers to two fundamental and interrelated questions about the modern city. First, what are the processes underlying the past and present growth of 'post-industrial' metropolitan complexes and the economically advanced city-systems to which...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

Industrialization in Developing and Peripheral Regions by Industrialization in Developing and Peripheral Regions

The ten years before this book was originally published in 1986 saw major restructuring in the economies of the developed world. This was often closely related to industrial development in newly industrializing and third world countries. This book examines the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

The Constitution of the City Economy, Society, and Urbanization in the Capitalist Era by Allen J. Scott The Constitution of the City Economy, Society, and Urbanization in the Capitalist Era

This book presents an exploratory account of the origins and dynamics of cities. The author recounts how the essential foundations of the urbanization process reside in two interrelated forces. These are the tendency for many different kinds of human activity...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/08/2017

Housing Policy in Britain and Europe by Gavin McCrone Housing Policy in Britain and Europe

Originally published in 1995. A comprehensive survey of housing policy throughout Europe, anchored in a thorough analysis of the UK, this book is a text for students of housing at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The book considers housing tenure...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Lecture Notes In Urban Economics And Urban Policy by John (Syracuse Univ, Usa) Yinger Lecture Notes In Urban Economics And Urban Policy
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Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2017

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Urban Problems in Western Europe An Economic Analysis by Paul C. Cheshire, Dennis G. Hay Urban Problems in Western Europe An Economic Analysis
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This major study, first published in 1989, examines Western Europe's urban problems in unprecedented breadth and depth. It is a synthesis of research which had three main aims: to establish an informed view of the state of urban Europe in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

Capital City London as a Financial Centre by Hamish McRae, Frances Cairncross Capital City London as a Financial Centre
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Originally published in 1985, Capital City: London as a Financial Centre proves in depth analytical description of the financial institutions of the City of London. The book describes in detail the operations of the banks, the stock market, the insurance...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/11/2017

Building the Ivory Tower Universities and Metropolitan Development in the Twentieth Century by LaDale C. Winling Building the Ivory Tower Universities and Metropolitan Development in the Twentieth Century

Building the Ivory Tower examines the role of American universities as urban developers and their changing effects on cities in the twentieth century. LaDale C. Winling explores philanthropy, real estate investments, architectural landscapes, and urban politics to reckon with the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/11/2017

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Lecture Notes In Urban Economics And Urban Policy by John (Syracuse Univ, Usa) Yinger Lecture Notes In Urban Economics And Urban Policy
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Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2017

Economic Research Relevant to the Formulation of National Urban Development Strategies Volume 1 by James Douglas McCallum, Lowdon Wingo, Wilbur Thompson, H. W. Richardson Economic Research Relevant to the Formulation of National Urban Development Strategies Volume 1
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Originally published in 1971, this volume contains papers invited for a conference on economic research relevant to national urban development held in September of the same year. The conference pulled together researchers from both the United Kingdom and the United...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/07/2017

Measuring Regional Specialisation A New Approach by Katarzyna Kopczewska, Pawel Churski, Adam Polko, Artur Ochojski Measuring Regional Specialisation A New Approach
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This book explores statistical models in regional specialization, presenting a brand new measure. It begins by reviewing existing indicators and models of regional specialization before outlining a newly created, spatially embedded model of specialization based on the spatial distribution of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/06/2017

A New Analysis of Urbanization in China by Tianjiao Chu, Wang Guoping, Zhu Yuan A New Analysis of Urbanization in China
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Format: Paperback - Released: 12/06/2017

The Public Wealth of Cities How to Unlock Hidden Assets to Boost Growth and Prosperity by Dag Detter, Stefan Folster The Public Wealth of Cities How to Unlock Hidden Assets to Boost Growth and Prosperity
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Even poor cities own large swathes of poorly utilized real estate, or they control underperforming utilities and other commercial assets. Most cities could more than double their investments with smarter use of these commercial assets. Managing the city's assets smartly...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

Economics of the Marine Modelling Natural Resources by Karyn Morrissey Economics of the Marine Modelling Natural Resources

This book uses multidisciplinary approaches from economics, geography and policy analysis to explore the spatial economics of the marine.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2017

The Political Economy of Emerging Markets Varieties of Brics in the Age of Global Crises and Austerity by Richard Westra The Political Economy of Emerging Markets Varieties of Brics in the Age of Global Crises and Austerity

Rapid and sustained growth in the twenty-first-century global economy of large developing economies including Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, has captivated policy-makers and popular business press pundits alike. The coining of the new acronym BRICS and widespread adoption...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/03/2017

Cities and the Super-Rich Real Estate, Elite Practices and Urban Political Economies by Ray Forrest Cities and the Super-Rich Real Estate, Elite Practices and Urban Political Economies

With the rise of wealth inequalities, our cities are changing dramatically. This collection critically engages with and advances existing debates on the super-rich and their roles in these transformations. An interdisciplinary range of contributions from international experts including sociologists, geographers,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2017

Central America Urbanization Review Making Cities Work for Central America by World Bank Central America Urbanization Review Making Cities Work for Central America

Central America is in the midst of an important transformation. Central America Urbanization Review: Making Cities Work for Central America provides a better understanding of the implications of urbanization in the region, and the actions that central and local governments...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2017

The Public Economy of Urban Communities by Julius Margoli The Public Economy of Urban Communities

Originally published in 1965, Margolis brings together a wide variety of papers on a multitude of subjects relating to the urban public economy presented at the second conference on urban public expenditures in 1964. This collection covers issues such as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2017

The Urban Transport Crisis in Emerging Economies by Dominic Stead The Urban Transport Crisis in Emerging Economies

This edited volume discuses urban transport issues, policies, and initiatives in twelve of the world's major emerging economies - Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Iran, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia, South Africa, Turkey, and Vietnam - countries with large populations that have...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/11/2016

Urban Land Economics by Jaime Luque Urban Land Economics

This bookcovers the main aspectsof regional and urban economics and presents state-of-the-art theories in a comprehensive and concise way. The bookwill be of interest toundergraduates in businessand economics and covers specific areassuch as real estate, urban and regional planning and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/10/2016

Development Paradigms for Urban Housing in Brics Countries by Piyush Tiwari, Jyoti Rao, Jennifer Day Development Paradigms for Urban Housing in Brics Countries
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This book is a concise treatise of the alternative paradigms used in BRICS countries to tackle urban housing shortages. There are a number of alternative methods for meeting these shortages which BRICS countries have adopted. These alternatives may agree in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2016

Smart City Implementation Creating Economic and Public Value in Innovative Urban Systems by Renata Paola Dameri Smart City Implementation Creating Economic and Public Value in Innovative Urban Systems

In a series of essays, this book describes and analyzes the concept and theory of the recent smart city phenomenon from a global perspective, with a focus on its implementation around the world. After defining the concept it then elaborates...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/09/2016

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