Urban Economics Products

  • The Income Approach to Property Valuation

    7th Edition

    By Andrew Baum, David Mackmin, Nick Nunnington

    A classic textbook that has guided generations of students through the intricacies of property valuation, The Income Approach to Property Valuation remains a keen favourite amongst students and teachers alike. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to meet the increasingly…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge

  • The Fight for Fair Housing

    Causes, Consequences and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act

    Edited by Gregory Squires

    The Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 was passed at a time of turmoil, conflict, and often conflagration in cities across the nation. It took the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to finally secure passage. The Kerner Commission warned in 1968 that "to continue present policies is to make…

    Paperback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Public Service Provision and Urban Development

    Edited by Andrew Kirby, Paul Knox, Steven Pinch

    Originally published in 1984. The authors of this study address a number of major themes related to the analysis of public services: the role of public choice theory, the importance of professors and organisations, the value of neo-Marxist theories and the importance of space. These issues are…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Urban Problems in Western Europe

    An Economic Analysis

    By Paul C. Cheshire, Dennis G. Hay

    This major study, first published in 1989, examines Western Europe’s urban problems in unprecedented breadth and depth. It is a synthesis of research which had three main aims: to establish an informed view of the state of urban Europe in the most systematic and consistent way possible; to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Studies

  • Smart Urban Regeneration

    Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate

    Edited by Simon Huston

    The role of real estate in our cities is crucial to building sustainable and resilient urban futures. Smart Urban Regeneration brings together institutional, planning and real estate insights into an innovative regeneration framework for academics, students and property professionals. Starting by…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • The Urban University and the Knowledge Economy

    New Spaces of Interaction

    Edited by Patrizia Ingallina, David Charles

    Universities are core institutions of the Knowledge Economy, and alongside firms and other research organisations, develop and promote knowledge within local economies. At the same time, they are obliged to deal with a global market, and participate in a global flow of ideas, knowledge and people.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Creative Ageing Cities

    Place Design with Older People in Asian Cities

    Edited by Keng Hua Chong, Mihye Cho

    Ageing population and urbanization have become global concerns in recent years. Concepts such as ‘ageing-in-place’ and ‘active ageing’ deal with issues of ever-larger elderly population living in the cities, especially in old urban neighbourhoods, while also taking into consideration the evolving…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Data and the City

    Edited by Rob Kitchin, Tracey P. Lauriault, Gavin McArdle

    There is a long history of governments, businesses, science and citizens producing and utilizing data in order to monitor, regulate, profit from and make sense of the urban world. Recently, we have entered the age of big data, and now many aspects of everyday urban life are being captured as data…

    Paperback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Industry in Towns

    By Gordon Logie

    Originally published in 1952. This book addresses one of the most pressing problems in town planning – the proper place of industry in our towns. The author writes from the standpoint of a town planner who realizes that factories are just as important as houses and schools, and that if industry…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • Regional Demographic Development

    Edited by John Hobcraft, Philip Rees

    Originally published in 1979. This volume brings together the work of distinguished demographers, geographers, statisticians and policy-makers who look in detail at various mechanisms by which regional population structures develop. The introduction deals with a synthesis of the area covered in the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • Regional Economic Development

    Essays in Honour of Francois Perroux

    Edited by Benjamin Higgins, Donald J. Savoie

    Originally published in 1988. Leading international researchers in regional economic development have contributed an integrated set of chapters reviewing the whole field and taking stock of current thinking. The book is in honour of François Perroux, the father of regional development theory, whose…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

  • City-systems in Advanced Economies

    Past Growth, Present Processes and Future Development Options

    By Allan Pred

    Originally published in 1977. This book provides answers to two fundamental and interrelated questions about the modern city. First, what are the processes underlying the past and present growth of ‘post-industrial’ metropolitan complexes and the economically advanced city-systems to which they…

    Hardback – 2017-09-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban and Regional Economics

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