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Metropolization – A System of Equations with Many Unknowns


  • Aurel Negucioiu

    ("Dimitrie Cantemir" Christian University)


At present, we acknowledge more and more that metropolis and metropolization represent major problems of certain cognitive and practical actuality. In spite of all this, they continue to be insufficiently known, representing a system of equations with many unknown factors. The following lines bring to present and draw the attention of those interested the following problems: What is and What must metropolization be? What does the necessity and utility of metropolization in Romania consist of? Which is the theoretical and practical feasible pattern in our country? Which are the most important characteristics of the metropolization process of economic, ecologic, social and cultural life of human communities in our country?

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  • Aurel Negucioiu, 2009. "Metropolization – A System of Equations with Many Unknowns," Knowledge Horizons - Economics, Faculty of Finance, Banking and Accountancy Bucharest,"Dimitrie Cantemir" Christian University Bucharest, vol. 1(1), pages 72-89, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:khe:journl:v:1:y:2009:i:1:p:72-89

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    Urban; urbanism; town-planning; urbanity; conurbation; urban concentration; town; city-fortress; city; municipality; metropolis; metropolitan; metropolization; metropolitanization;

    JEL classification:

    • 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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