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Economics and land use planning

Economics and land use planning

Author: Alan W Evans
Publisher: Oxford ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2004.
Series: Real estate issues (Oxford, England)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The book sets out the economic justification for land use planning as well as describing methods of assessing planning proposals and controls. It then presents a thorough analysis of the economic effects of the system and its 'political economy', looking at why planning takes the form it does." "Economics and Land Use Planning results from the 30 years of research, teaching and debate by the author. He writes in a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Evans, Alan W.
Economics and land use planning.
Oxford ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2004
(DLC) 2004001028
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan W Evans
ISBN: 9780470690895 0470690895 047068058X 9780470680582 9781405118613 140511861X 9786611318765 6611318763
OCLC Number: 214281540
Notes: "RICS Foundation"--Cover
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 209 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Market failure and welfare economics : a justification for intervention --
Evaluation and planning --
Controlling the density of development --
Zoning and conservation --
Green belts, growth controls, and urban growth boundaries --
Planning and the land market --
The division of the spoils : profits, planning, gain, premium seeking and taxation --
Impact fees --
The economic consequences of higher land values --
The macroeconomic effects of planning constraints --
Methods of planning --
Politics, public choice, and political economy.
Series Title: Real estate issues (Oxford, England)
Responsibility: Alan W. Evans.
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Written in a crisp yet clear style Simplifies arguments for the non-expert without loss of rigour Product of research, teaching and debate by the author over 30+ years.  Read more...


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"Throughout the book Evans does a more than admirable job of explaining complicated issues with simple concise language supported by easy to follow diagrams." Regional Studies<!--end-->

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