Description - A Companion to Urban Economics by Richard J. Arnott
Urban economics is a dynamic, constantly evolving subject, central to the study and practice of economics. Unique in both its rigor and international treatment, A Companion to Urban Economics provides a state-of-the-art overview of this field, communicating its intellectual richness through a diverse portfolio of authors and topics. The text provides a set of expert, conceptually interesting, and engagingly written essays that together demonstrate the spirit of modern urban economics. This Companion provides an ideal supplement to urban economic textbooks in upper-level undergraduate urban economics courses or in master's level and professional courses, and will provide students with the background needed to address advanced topics in urban economics.
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Author Biography - Richard J. Arnott
Richard J. Arnott is Professor of Economics at Boston College, Massachusetts. His recent research focuses on the economics of urban transportation and he is author of
Alleviating Urban Traffic Congestion (with Tilmann Rave and Ronnie Schob, 2005). He has extensive editorial experience, including serving as an editor for the journals
Regional Science and Urban Economics and
Journal of Economic Geography and for the books
Public Economics: Selected Papers by William Vickrey (1994) and
Economics for an Imperfect World: Essays in Honor of Joseph E. Stiglitz (2003).
Daniel P. McMillen is Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a member of the Institute of Government and Public Affairs. His articles have been published in such journals as Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of Urban Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, and Real Estate Economics. He is co-author, with John McDonald, of Urban Economics and Real Estate: Theory and Policy (Blackwell, 2007).