The book deals with the financing of local government expenditure, regulation of urban land-use patterns, limitation of traffic congestion and control of urban environmental decay. The theoretical background is given, followed by a more detailed discussion of current urban problems from the economist's view point. Chapters are included on: the economics of geographical concentration, intra-urban location and land use, the urban labour market, the dynamic urban economy, the theory of city size and spacing, the urban environment, the urban transport problem, urban housing, the urban public economy, urban planning. /TRRL/

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    Macmillan Press, Limited

    4 Little Essex Street
    London WC2R 3LF,   England 
  • Authors:
    • BUTTON, K J
  • Publication Date: 1976


  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00153313
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 20 1981 12:00AM