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Description - Urban Economics by John M. Hartwick

This textbook offers a rigorous, calculus based presentation of the complexities of urban economics, which is suitable for students who are new to the subject. It focuses on structural details and explains the elements that make cities such highly productive entities, and also explores explores the mechanisms of labour productivity enhancement that are unique to cities.

Written with a focus on location theory, key topics include:

  • How cities are arranged;
  • Housing prices;
  • Urban transportation;
  • Why some cities grow rapidly whilst others decline;
  • How wages adjust to local costs of living;
  • How suburbs function in relationship to the urban core;
  • Public finance.

This book will be essential reading for Urban Economics courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780765646170
ISBN-10: 076564617X
Format: Hardback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 342
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Nov-2015
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John M. Hartwick

John M. Hartwick is Professor of Economics at Queen's University, Canada.

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