Description - Urban Economics and Real Estate by John F. McDonald
With the study of urban economics almost as fast-growing as the growth of cities themselves, McDonald and McMillen's Urban Economics is a timely book. Taking a comprehensive approach to the factors that create modern cities, this text analyzes current issues - and places them in a larger context. Including in-depth discussions of real estate markets and policy issues, and offering a dedicated website containing supplemental material, Urban Economics is an indispensable resource for students and instructors alike.
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(252mm x 200mm x 38mm)
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Author Biography - John F. McDonald
John F. McDonald is Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is US editor of the journal
Urban Studies and a member of the editorial boards of the
Journal of Urban Economics and the journal
Planning Perspectives. He has authored or edited several books, including
The Economics of Highway Congestion and Pricing (1999),
Sources of Metropolitan Growth (with Edwin Mills, 1991), and
Economic Analysis of an Urban Housing Market (1979).
Daniel P. McMillen is Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Urban Real Estate at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and is also a Research Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. He is a member of the editorial boards of several urban economics and real estate journals, including the Journal of Urban Economics and Real Estate Economics, and is co-editor, with Richard J. Arnott, of A Companion to Urban Economics (Blackwell, 2006).