A Companion to Urban Economics

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Richard J. Arnott, Daniel P. McMillen
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Business & Economics - 608 pages
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A Companion to Urban Economics provides a state-of-the-art overview of this field, communicating its intellectual richness through a diverse portfolio of authors and topics.

  • Unique in both its rigor and international treatment
  • An ideal supplementary textbook in upper-level undergraduate urban economics courses, or in master's level and professional courses, providing students with the necessary foundation to tackle more advanced topics in urban economics
  • Contains contributions from the world’s leading urban economists
 

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Contents

PART II URBAN LAND USE
73
PART III HOUSING AND REAL ESTATE
141
PART IV URBAN TRANSPORTATION
241
PART V URBAN PUBLIC ECONOMICS
307
PART VI URBAN LABOR MARKETS AND MACROECONOMICS
385
PART VII QUALITY OF LIFE
479
Index
555
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Richard J. Arnott is Professor of Economics at Boston College, Massachusetts. His recent research focuses on the economics of urban transportation and he is author of Alleviating Urban Traffic Congestion (with Tilmann Rave and Ronnie Sch÷b, 2005). He has extensive editorial experience, including serving as an editor for the journals Regional Science and Urban Economics and Journal of Economic Geography and for the books Public Economics: Selected Papers by William Vickrey (1994) and Economics for an Imperfect World: Essays in Honor of Joseph E. Stiglitz (2003).


Daniel P. McMillen is Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a member of the Institute of Government and Public Affairs. His articles have been published in such journals as Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Urban Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, and Real Estate Economics. He is co-author, with John McDonald, of Urban Economics and Real Estate: Theory and Policy (Blackwell, 2007).

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