(a) cause the development of cities;
(b) determine the spatial form of cities;
(c) cause urban economies to grow or shrink;
(d) generate urban problems such as poverty, crime, and congestion;
(e) make the market for urban housing unique; and
(f) shape the tax and spending policies of local government.
In addition to developing the basic concepts of urban economics, the book uses economic analysis to evaluate the merits of policies designed to address our most vexing urban problems.
The text is designed for use in undergraduate courses in urban economics andurban affairs. It could also be used for graduate courses in urban planning, publicpolicy, and public administration. All of the economic concepts used in the book arecovered in the typical intermediate microeconomics course, so students who havecompleted such a course will be able to move through the book at a rapid pace.
- Hardback | 528 pages
- 182.88 x 233.68 x 25.4mm | 997.9g
- 26 Oct 2011
- McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- MCGRAW-HILL Professional
- New York, NY, United States
- 8th edition
- black & white tables, figures
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