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Geographical Economics: A Historical Perspective

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  • Jacques-François Thisse

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This paper provides a bird-eye overview of the history of spatial economic theory. It is organized around three main ideas (and authors): (i) land use and urban economics (Thünen), (ii) the nature of competition across space (Hotelling), and (iii) new economic geography and the emergence of economic agglomerations (Krugman). JEL classification: B10, B20, B40, F20, L13, R12, R30

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Article provided by De Boeck Université in its journal Recherches économiques de Louvain.

Volume (Year): 77 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 141-168

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Keywords: urban economics; spatial competition; economic geography;

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  1. Romain Cruse & Bruno Marques, 2013. "Bénéfices et bénéficiaires de l’activité de croisière en Dominique," Documents de Travail 2013-16, CEREGMIA, Université des Antilles et de la Guyane.

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