Economics of Cities and Suburbs, The

By William Thomas Bogart

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Aug 8, 1997

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO URBAN ECONOMICS.

 1. What Is a City?

 2. Cities in History.

 3. Market Areas and Central Place Theory.

 4. Location of Economic Activity.

II. AGGREGATE ANALYSIS OF METROPOLITAN AREAS.

 5. Intermetropolitan Trade.

 6. Factor Abundance and Specialization.

 7. Agglomeration and Metropolitan Growth.

 8. Government Policy and Metropolitan Growth.

III. INTRAMETROPOLITAN ANALYSIS.

 9. Clusters and Urban Form: Business Districts, Suburbs, and "Edge Cities."

10. Land-Use Controls.

11. Intrametropolitan Competition and Economic Development Policy.

12. Urban Labor Markets and Poverty.

13. Housing Markets.

14. Housing Problems and Policies.

15. Transportation.

Index.

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