Urban Development: The Process and the Problems

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University of California Press, 1980 - Urban economics - 381 pages
 

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Contents

Rural and Urban Populations of Selected Nations
1
FIGURES
6
Fifty Largest Cities by 1970 Population
10
Percent of Population in CitySize Categories Selected Countries
12
United States Urban Places by Size 1960
14
System of Urban Places in Southern Germany from Christaller
15
A Forecast of Ecumenopolis
17
The Economic Benefits of Clustering
21
Dimensions of the Urban Land Market
167
Highest and Best Use
172
Site Rent and Transportation Cost
177
Standard Appraisal MethodMuch Simplified
182
Lenders and Investors
189
Calculation of Real Estate Investment Return
199
Factors Affecting Real Estate Investment Yield
201
Factors Leading to Property Appreciation
204

Urbanization and Per Capita GNP
23
Economics of Density
25
Internal and External Economies to the Firm
30
Consumption Choices
36
Location of Processing Activities
50
Distribution Center Locations
58
Town Builders
63
Economic Base Multiplier
65
City Size and Nonexport Employment
70
Optimum Size for a Hypothetical City
78
Urban InMigration for a Hypothetical City
82
United States Labor Force by Industry 1971
87
Alternative Methods of Computing the Economic Base Multiplier for a Hypothetical City
89
Location Quotient of Earnings for Denver Colorado 1970
92
Evolutionary Expansion of the Base
96
The Port City and Its Hinterland
101
Dynamic Forces in the Regional Economic Field
107
InputOutput Linkages
113
Indicators of Philadelphia Manufacturing Linkages
116
Combined Effects of Economic Base and InputOutput Multipliers
117
What Goes WhereThe Pattern
120
Average Distribution of Land by Principal Use Categories 48 Large U S Cities
122
Average and Incremental Densities for Land Use Types in Twelve U S Cities
124
Land Use in U S Metropolitan Regions
125
Von Thuenens Concentric Circle Land Use Theory
131
Variations on Concentric Circle Urban Land Use Scheme
134
Ideal Maximum Distances to Daily Activities
136
An Early Sociological View of Urban Patterns
138
Homer Hoyts Sector Theory
140
The Settled Area of the Chicago Metropolitan Region 1936
141
Urban Land Use in WinstonSalem North Carolina 1958
142
The Philadelphia Metropolitan Region 1950
144
Residential Density in Relation to Distance from the Urban CenterEmpirical Regularities
145
Apartment Areas in Toronto
147
Proportion of Land Uses in Core and Noncore Areas
149
How Urban Problems Arise from the Expansion of Office Employment
152
Spatial Distribution of Hospitals in the Chicago Area
154
Combinations of Land Use Arrangements
156
Decisions About Land UseCentralized Planning Versus Market System
163
Market Search
210
Users Selection of Real Estate
214
Comparison of Homeownership and Renting
217
Real Estate Development
228
Residential Tract Development
230
Land Purchase by Residential Tract Developer
233
Price Level of New Housing
235
Land Planning in a Residential Tract
239
Apartment Building Development
240
39 Marginal Analysis of Lot Development Intensity
242
Shopping Center Market Analysis and Feasibility Study
245
The Cash Flow Problem in New Town Development
250
Urban Expansion System
256
Overloading the Infrastructure
258
Cumulative Effects of Individual
262
Financing Urban Development
273
Urban Investment in Economic Growth Alternative Paths
275
Capital Formation in the United States and Canada 1970
278
Housing Sector Accounting Model
283
Impact of Urban Growth on Condition of the Housing Inventory
285
Growth Environment and the Price Level
289
Allocation of National Investment Funds
295
U S Housing Starts and Household Formation
298
Value Replacement RateU S Housing Inventory
300
Urban Public Finance
304
Local Government Revenues and Expenditures
307
U S 1966
309
Locational Incidence of Site Value Tax and Various Public Expenditures
313
Selecting the Mix of Urban Public Goods
317
An Illustration
320
Urban Dysfunction
328
Social Versus Private Optima in the Use of Infrastructure
331
The Peak Load Problem in Urban Transportation
333
Inflation in a TwoSector Economy
345
Governing the PostIndustrial City
350
Urban Management Concepts
353
Appendix
369
Index
375
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