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Looking At The Center Of The Bogotá City

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  • Elizabeth Aponte J.

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  • Fernando Rubiera M

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  • Magdalena Blaszczyszyn

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El crecimiento de las ciudades implica una extensión del espacio metropolitano. Nuevos subcentros aparecen para garantizar la provisión de bienes y servicios en todo el espaciometropolitano sin desplazamientos de la población a diario. Sin embargo, este tipo de desarrollo bien podría reforzar la hegemonía del centro de la ciudad principal o dar lugar a su decadencia. Cuando un centro fuerte existe y es conservado, es fácil organizar una red eficiente de transporte público que garantice el contacto entre todas las clases sociales y evite la segregación de ciertas minorías o grupos de menores ingresos. Este trabajo analiza el caso específico de Bogotá, la principal ciudad de Colombia. Los datos muestran una disminución importante del centro de Bogotá, junto con el desarrollo de nuevos centros periféricos del área metropolitana.The growth of cities implies an extension of the metropolitan space. New subcenters appear which guarantee the provision of goods and services throughout the metropolitan space without daily population displacements. However, this type of development could either reinforce the hegemony of the main city centre or lead to its decline. When a strong centre exists, and it is maintained, is easy to organize an efficient network ofpublic transport which guarantees contact among all the social classes and avoids the segregation of certain minorities or lower income groups. This paper analyses the specific case of the main Colombian city, Bogotá. The data show an important decline ofthe centre of Bogotá coupled with the development of new peripheral centers of the metropolitan area.

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  • Elizabeth Aponte J. & Fernando Rubiera M & Magdalena Blaszczyszyn, 2011. "Looking At The Center Of The Bogotá City," REVISTA DE ECONOMÍA Y ADMINISTRACIÓN, UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE OCCIDENTE, May.
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    1. Leonardo Raffo López, 2009. "Quotas And Prices: Modelling The Sugar Market In Colombia," DOCUMENTOS DE TRABAJO-CIDSE 006278, UNIVERSIDAD DEL VALLE - CIDSE.
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    Keywords

    Centrality; urban development; sustainable growth / Centralidad; crecimiento urbano; desarrollo sostenible.;

    JEL classification:

    • O18 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
    • R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
    • R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)

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