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1. monocentric versus polycentric models in urban economics

This article overviews the development of the formal modelling framework for the urban spatial structure which started in 1960s and grew dramatically ...

By Tomoya Mori. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. central place theory

Central place theory is a descriptive theory of market area in a spatial context. Its main assumptions are that consumer population is distributed uniformly ...

By Marcus Berliant. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. urban agglomeration

Urban agglomeration is the spatial concentration of economic activity in cities. It can also take the form of concentration in industry clusters or in ...

By William C. Strange. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. immigration and the city

At the end of the 20th century, international migrants, legal and undocumented, were a highly visible and economically significant feature of major cities ...

By Anna Hardman. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. systems of cities

Research on systems of cities examines five issues. How do cities form and what are the agglomeration benefits driving city formation and sizes? Second, ...

By J. Vernon Henderson. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. symmetry breaking

Symmetry breaking creates asymmetric outcomes in the symmetric environment. It is the key concept for understanding self-organized pattern formations ...

By Kiminori Matsuyama. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. city and economic development

As countries develop they urbanize, with resources shifting from labour-intensive agricultural production to manufacturing and services, which are located ...

By J. Vernon Henderson. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. urban economics

Urban economics emphasizes: the spatial arrangements of households, firms, and capital in metropolitan areas; the externalities which arise from the proximity ...

By John M. Quigley. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

9. urban growth

‘Urban growth’ refers to the process of growth and decline of economic agglomerations. The pattern of concentration of economic activity and its evolution ...

By Yannis M. Ioannides and Esteban Rossi-Hansberg. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

10. spatial economics

This article provides a general overview of spatial economics, which covers location theory, spatial competition, and regional and urban economics. After ...

By Gilles Duranton. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008