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Recent Developments in the Greek System of Urban Centres

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  • Petrakos, G.
  • Caraveli, H.
  • Mardakis, P.

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This paper examines the recent developments in the Greek system of urban centres, in order to assess the validity of the view that trends of deconcentration have been in operation during the last decade. The estimation of the rank-size distribution function for all the post-war census years show that concentration trends were prevailing until the early 1980s. During the last decade however, stabilisation or even deconcentration trends have appeared with the faster development of smaller cities.

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  • Petrakos, G. & Caraveli, H. & Mardakis, P., 1999. "Recent Developments in the Greek System of Urban Centres," DEOS Working Papers 104, Athens University of Economics and Business.
  • Handle: RePEc:aue:wpaper:104
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    1. Tubadji, Annie & Nijkamp, Peter, 2016. "Impact of Intangible Cultural Capital on Regional Economic Development: A Study on Culture-Based Development in Greece," Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, Mid-Continent Regional Science Association, vol. 46(1).
    2. repec:spr:anresc:v:59:y:2017:i:2:d:10.1007_s00168-017-0838-1 is not listed on IDEAS
    3. Rafael González-Val & Marcos Sanso-Navarro, 2010. "Gibrat’s law for countries," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 23(4), pages 1371-1389, September.
    4. González-Val, Rafael & Lanaspa, Luis & Sanz, Fernando, 2008. "New Evidence on Gibrat’s Law for Cities," MPRA Paper 10411, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    5. Petrakos, George & Economou, Dimitri, 2002. "The spatial aspects of development in south-eastern Europe," ERSA conference papers ersa02p139, European Regional Science Association.

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    Keywords

    URBAN PLANNING ; GREECE ; URBAN DEVELOPMENT;

    JEL classification:

    • R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes

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