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Urban economics books

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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: 27/10/2017

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: 15/09/2017

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: 29/08/2017

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: 29/08/2017

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: 29/08/2017

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: 29/08/2017

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: 29/08/2017

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

A point of particular emphasis concerns the peculiar patterns of resurgent urbanization that are making their historical and geographical appearance in the currently emerging phase of cognitive-cultural capitalism and that are now rapidly diffusing across the globe.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/08/2017

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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

Africa Reset A New Way Forward by Dr. Theodore (Head of Global Trade and Competitiveness Practice, Centennial Group) Ahlers Africa Reset A New Way Forward
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Emphasizing the need for urgency, this work assesses the challenges and provides concrete policy recommendations that can be taken by Africa's leaders and citizens in the key areas to reset their economic trajectory, achieve their desired convergence, and meet the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Social Economics and the Just City by Brendan (Queens University Belfast, UK) Murtagh Social Economics and the Just City
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Social Economics and the Just City explores the impact and potential of the social economy as a site of urban struggle, political mobilization and community organization. The search for alternatives to the neoliberal logic governing contemporary cities has focused on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2018

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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

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

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

Housing And Commuting: The Theory Of Urban Residential Structure - A Textbook In Urban Economics by John (Syracuse Univ, Usa) Yinger Housing And Commuting: The Theory Of Urban Residential Structure - A Textbook In Urban Economics
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Format: Hardback - Released: 12/06/2017

Housing And Commuting: The Theory Of Urban Residential Structure - A Textbook In Urban Economics by John (Syracuse Univ, Usa) Yinger Housing And Commuting: The Theory Of Urban Residential Structure - A Textbook In Urban Economics
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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

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