Skip to content

 

Esamples are currently unavailable. We are working to correct the issues as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience. 

Open global navigation

Cambridge University Press

AcademicLocation selectorSearch toggleMain navigation toggle
Cart
Register Sign in Wishlist

Economics of Agglomeration
Cities, Industrial Location, and Regional Growth

$136.00

  • Date Published: May 2002
  • availability: Replaced by 9781107001411
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521801386

$136.00
Hardback

Replaced by 9781107001411
Unavailable Add to wishlist

Other available formats:
Paperback, eBook


Looking for an examination copy?

If you are interested in the title for your course we can consider offering an examination copy. To register your interest please contact collegesales@cambridge.org providing details of the course you are teaching.

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • This book provides the first unifying analysis of the range of economic reasons for the clustering of firms and households. Its goal is to explain further the trade-off between various forms of increasing returns and different types of mobility costs. The main focus of the analysis is on cities, but it also explores the formation of other agglomerations, such as commercial districts within cities, industrial clusters at the regional level, and the existence of imbalance between regions.

    • Most comprehensive, up-to-date analysis available on urban economic theory and growth
    • Authors internationally celebrated; senior author Fujita is Press author and taught at Penn for twenty years
    • Ideal for classroom use for graduate students in economic theory, geography, urban planning
    Read more

    Prizes

    • Winner of the 2004 William Alonso Memorial Prize for Innovative Work in Regional Science

    Reviews & endorsements

    "The primary value of the book resides in its development of microeconomic spatial models … a rich and provocative source of ideas, hypotheses, rationales, and models to contemplate and upon which to build."
    Annals of the Association of American Geographers

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2002
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521801386
    • length: 480 pages
    • dimensions: 236 x 157 x 34 mm
    • weight: 0.885kg
    • contains: 73 b/w illus.
    • availability: Replaced by 9781107001411
  • Table of Contents

    1. Agglomeration
    Part I. Fundamentals of Geographical Economics:
    2. The breakdown of the price system in a spatial economy
    3. The von Thünen model and land rent formation
    4. Increasing returns vs. transportation costs: the fundamental tradeoff of a spatial economy
    5. Cities and the public sector
    Part II. The Structure of Metropolitan Areas:
    6. The spatial structure of cities under communication externalities
    7. The formation of urban centers under imperfect competition
    Part III. Factor Mobility and Industrial Location:
    8. Industrial agglomeration under Marshallian externalities
    9. Industrial agglomeration under monopolistic competition
    Part IV. Urban Systems and Regional Growth:
    10. Back to von Thünen: the formation of cities in a spatial economy
    11. On the relationship between agglomeration and growth.

  • Authors

    Masahisa Fujita, Kyoto University, Japan

    Jacques-Francois Thisse, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website, your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

© Cambridge University Press 2014

Back to top

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel Delete

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×