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1. housing supply

This article reviews the key factors that influence the elasticity of housing supply in the United States. When housing demand increases, the response ...

By Raven E. Saks. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. Kain, John Forest (1935–2003)

John Kain was an empirical economist who significantly changed analysis and modeling in urban economics. Modern urban economics was extensively developed ...

By Eric A. Hanushek. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. 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

4. Tiebout, Charles Mills (1924–1968)

Tiebout was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, took his BA from Wesleyan University in 1950, and his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1957. After holding ...

By Murray Milgate. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. Harris–Todaro hypothesis

The Harris–Todaro hypothesis replaces the equality of wages by the equality of ‘expected’ wages as the basic equilibrium condition in a segmented, but ...

By M. Ali Khan. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. compensating differentials

Compensating differentials represent a wage premium for unpleasant aspects of a job. Jobs differ along several dimensions. Some jobs offer generous health ...

By Matthew E. Kahn. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. 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

8. 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

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. urban transportation economics

Advances by economists in understanding the demand, capacity and supply, pricing, finance and performance of urban transportation systems is reviewed. ...

By Alex Anas. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008