Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics: Regional economics

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Peter Nijkamp, Edwin S. Mills, P. C. Cheshire
Elsevier, 1986 - Business & Economics - 702 pages
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This first volume of the Handbook serves as a definitive reference source and teaching supplement for the field of regional economics, and for related fields such as geography, transportation economics, regional science and physical planning. It provides an advanced state-of-the-art survey for professional teachers, researchers and advanced (post-) graduate students in these disciplines. In addition to a representative survey of past developments, it also points to new directions and trends within the field. For more information on the Handbooks in Economics series, please see our home page on http: //www.elsevier.nl/locate/hes
 

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Contents

Chapter
1
Regional economic development and policy
11
Chapter
13
Chapter 2
21
Appendix
88
Chapter 3
97
State of the art of residential mobility and household
108
References
129
Methods of approach and the general linear model
413
References
435
Chapter 11
443
Empirical examples
471
Other issues and future developments
478
References
485
Chapter 12
493
References
538

Aggregation from subregional to a regional level
141
References
169
General spatial equlibrium models
177
Recent model developments
184
Concluding remarks
194
Regional Economic Dynamics
201
Dynamic spatial interaction models
219
References
251
Chapter 7
257
References
290
Inputoutput tables and multipliers
305
Extensions to regional inputoutput analysis
324
Some remaining problems in application of inputoutput models
342
References
348
Chapter 9
357
References
401
Chapter 10
407
Labor force supply
544
Labor demand
562
References
575
Chapter 14
581
Effects on the interregional distribution of income
594
Environment and energy policy models
607
References
624
Regional growth and the role of technology
630
Empirical studies of innovation and regional structure
636
References
642
HARRY W RICHARDSON and PETER M TOWNROE
647
Policy implications of the theories
655
Policy instruments and strategies
661
Recent regional development experiences in developing countries
667
References
675
Subject Index
691
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