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The New Urban Economics

And Alternatives, 1st Edition

By H.W. Richardson


278 pages

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This book was first published in 1977.

Table of Contents

1. What is 'New Urban Economics'?

2. Antecedents

3. The standard NUE model

4. Implications and extensions of the standard model

5. The monocentric city

6. The multicentric city

7. More complex residential location patterns

8. Locational interdependence

9. Towards dynamics

10. An optimum geograpy

11. Two residential location models

i. The possibility of positive rent gradients

ii. Discontinuous densities, urban spatial structure, and growth

12. Alternatives to NUE

13. Political economy

14. Conclustion: are NUE models operational?

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography