skip to content
Urban Economics. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Urban Economics.

Author: John M Hartwick
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
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  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hartwick, John M.
Urban Economics.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John M Hartwick
ISBN: 9781317511960 1317511964
OCLC Number: 908512258
Notes: Decline.
Description: 1 online resource (361 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 The city as a trading entity; Introduction; Commodity trade of large cities in the United States; The accounts for a "small" open city; A local goods sector added on; A local housing sector added on; A local public sector; Simulating our small open city; The basic model; The addition of a local public sector; A local non-traded good (haircuts); The basic model with a non-traded and a government good; Sunnier cities; Adaptive equilibria; Summary; Main points of Chapter 1; Questions and problems. Appendix 1.12 Land use for the simplified city; Land allocation; The classic statement of land allocation (von Thunen); A simple monocentric model of a city with constant residential density; Measuring technical change with land rent change; The open-city assumption; Rent change from a transportation improvement; Cobb-Douglas utility functions; General capitalization in rent change; Summary; Main points of Chapter 2; Questions and problems; Appendix 2.1; Appendix 2.2; 3 Distinct income classes and suburban employment; Introduction; Different income classes in the monocentric city. A suburban ring of jobsDurable structures in a monocentric city; General utility and production functions and capitalization; Geographic amenity differences between cities; Measuring the attractiveness of a city (quality of life indicators); Summary; Main points of Chapter 3; Questions and problems; Appendix 3.1; Appendix 3.2; 4 Wages, agglomeration and migration; Introduction; Scale economies; City size, labor pooling and local unemployment; Fitting workers with distinct skills to vacancies with distinct requirements; Face to face activity; Positive externalities between neighboring firms. Cities adjusting: short term and long termAnalytical detail for amenity increase; Sticky adjustment to shocks to a city; Long term change for cities in the United States; Harris-Todaro migration-unemployment model; Discrimination; Summary; Main points of Chapter 4; Questions and problems; 5 Basics of location economics; Introduction; The Loschian service town; Hotelling's excessive clustering argument; Zero profit spatial price arbitrage; Spatial price equilibrium; The Weber firm location problem; Intermediate goods and urban structure; Summary; Main points of Chapter 5. Questions and problemsAppendix 5.1; Appendix 5.2; 6 Growth of cities; A growing economy; The medieval fortified village; Horizontal growth of villages; Import substitution by larger cities; A two-city type hierarchy under Ricardian assumptions; Intermediate goods, scale and transportation costs; Intermediate goods and scale advantage; Separation of high-level decision-making from direct production activity; Technical progress and cities; Decomposition of aggregate growth into city-specific growth; Long-term demographic reorganization; Data for city sizes in a system; Great ratios for cities.

Abstract:

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 subur.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/908512258> # Urban Economics.
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "908512258" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2506055037#Place/hoboken> ; # Hoboken
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/330.91732/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2506055037#Topic/urban_economics> ; # Urban economics
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2506055037#Person/hartwick_john_m> ; # John M. Hartwick
    schema:datePublished "2015" ;
    schema:description "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 subur."@en ;
    schema:description "Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 The city as a trading entity; Introduction; Commodity trade of large cities in the United States; The accounts for a "small" open city; A local goods sector added on; A local housing sector added on; A local public sector; Simulating our small open city; The basic model; The addition of a local public sector; A local non-traded good (haircuts); The basic model with a non-traded and a government good; Sunnier cities; Adaptive equilibria; Summary; Main points of Chapter 1; Questions and problems."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2506055037> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2506055037#CreativeWork/urban_economics> ;
    schema:name "Urban Economics."@en ;
    schema:productID "908512258" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/908512258#PublicationEvent/hoboken_taylor_and_francis_2015> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2506055037#Agent/taylor_and_francis> ; # Taylor and Francis
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=2033995> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=2033995> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781317511960> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/908512258> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2506055037#Agent/taylor_and_francis> # Taylor and Francis
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Taylor and Francis" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2506055037#Person/hartwick_john_m> # John M. Hartwick
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Hartwick" ;
    schema:givenName "John M." ;
    schema:name "John M. Hartwick" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781317511960>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1317511964" ;
    schema:isbn "9781317511960" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.