By Pierre-Philippe Combes

Economic Geography is the main entire, updated textbook to be had at the very important new box of spatial economics. This e-book fills a spot by means of offering complicated undergraduate and graduate scholars with the newest examine and methodologies in an available and finished means. it truly is an vital reference for researchers in financial geography, neighborhood and concrete economics, foreign exchange, and utilized econometrics, and will function a source for economists in government.

Economic Geography provides advances in financial thought that specify why, regardless of the expanding mobility of commodities, principles, and folks, the diffusion of financial task is particularly unequal and is still agglomerated in a constrained variety of spatial entities. The e-book enhances theoretical research with distinctive discussions of the empirics of the economics of agglomeration, supplying a mixture of theoretical and empirical learn that provides a special point of view on spatial disparities. It finds how situation maintains to subject for alternate and fiscal improvement, but how financial integration is remodeling the worldwide economic system into an monetary area within which actions are played inside huge metropolitan components changing items, abilities, and knowledge. Economic Geography examines the long run implications of this evolution within the spatial financial system and relates them to different significant social and monetary trends.

  • Provides an entire creation to financial geography
  • Explains the most recent concept and methodologies
  • Covers the empirics of agglomeration, from spatial focus size to structural estimations of monetary geography types
  • Includes historical past and heritage of the sphere
  • Serves as a textbook for college students and a source for professionals

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