THE LOWRY MODEL HERITAGE

THE LOWRY MODEL EMPLOYS AS BASIC CONCEPTS THE EXISTENCE OF A LOCAL MARKET OR SERVICE AREA, INCLUDING ACTIVITIES AND RESIDENCES, AND A SET OF INDUSTRIES BEARING RELATION TO OTHER INFLUENCES, SUCH AS INTERINDUSTRY LINKS, RESOURCE AVAILABILITIES, AND INTERREGIONAL TRANSPORTATION ROUTES. THESE MACROECONOMIC ACTIVITIES ARE ALLOCATED BY THE MODEL TO ZONES. THE CASUAL STRUCTURE AND OPERANTS OF THE MODEL ARE EXPLAINED, DERIVATIONS OF THE MODEL IN THE U.S. REGIONAL AND TRANSPORTATION ALLOCATION STUDIES ARE DESCRIBED AND EXEMPLIFIED, APPLICATIONS OF THE MODEL IN SEVERAL EUROPEAN (CHIEFLY BRITISH) SETTINGS ARE DISCUSSED, AND THE CURRENT STATE OF THE ELEMENTS OF THE MODEL FOLLOWING EXTENSIVE REVISION AND APPLICATION IS REVIEWED. IT IS CONCLUDED THAT THE MODEL HAS HIGH OPERATIONAL CAPABILITY, ESPECIALLY IN THE HANDS OF ITS BRITISH EXPONENTS.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 37, No 2, PP 100-110, 2 FIG, 1 TAB, 30 REF
  • Authors:
    • Goldner, W
  • Publication Date: 1971-3

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  • Accession Number: 00240022
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 25 1971 12:00AM