International Handbook of Urban Policy: Issues in the Developed World
H. S. Geyer
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2009 - Business & Economics - 326 pages
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PART TWO EVOLVING URBAN SYSTEMS
the European case
the role of knowledge and ICT infrastructure
organizational networking and the global urban hierarchy
PART THREE FORCES OF SPATIAL ECONOMIC CHANGE
a simple exposition
the economic impacts of planning
what can we expect from transaction cost economics?
the social nature of articulated rationality
turning the digital divide into a digital dividend in Manchester UK
PART FOUR THE CHANGING DEMOGRAPHIC LANDSCAPE
likely social and economic implications
evolving demographic contexts geographies and policy debates
controversies underlying the urban policy debate
towards bridging the divide
activities agglomeration American analysis behaviour benefits border capital Carthage cent central centres city-region communities compact city concept consumption countries cultural decline deconcentration density economic growth economic rationality Ecotec effect employment environment European cities European Commission firms forces geography global cities global warming impact important increase industrial infrastructure innovation institutional investment labour market land markets land-use regulation levels living London Manchester mega-city mega-city regions metropolitan areas migration Netherlands Nordic countries OECD open space outcome planning political polycentric population production Randstad residential land role scale sector social society spatial spatial planning suburban sustainability technologies tend theory tion transaction costs trends urban areas Urban Audit urban densification urban development Urban Economics urban form urban growth urban growth boundaries urban policy urban sprawl urbanist wages welfare Western Europe workers world city world city network