ISSUES IN URBAN ECONOMICS

URBAN ECONOMICS HAS BECOME A FOCUS OF INTEREST AMONG ECONOMISTS AS A RESULT OF RISING POLICY ISSUES THAT ARE OF GREAT PRACTICAL SIGNIFICANCE, NAMELY: (1) THE ECONOMIC GROWTH AND STAGNATION OF CITIES, (2) LOCAL IMPACT OF NATIONAL POLICIES AND EXPENDITURES, (3) TRANSPORTATION, (4) PUBLIC SERVICES AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT POLICY, AND (5) DATA PROBLEMS AND METHODOLOGY CONNECTED WITH THE ANALYSIS OF POLICY ISSUES. THIS TEXT CONSISTS OF PAPERS PRESENTED AT A CONFERENCE OF RESOURCES FOR THE FUTURE'S COMMITTEE ON URBAN ECONOMICS. THESE PAPERS, CONCERNED WITH THE ANALYTICAL ASPECTS OF CURRENT URBAN POLICY ISSUES, FALL INTO THREE MAJOR INTERRELATED CATEGORIES: THE EXTERNAL RELATIONS OF THE URBAN COMMUNITY, THE INTERNAL RELATIONS AMONG ITS PARTS, OR THE INTRAMETROPOLITAN DIMENSION, AND THE PUBLIC ECONOMY OF THE URBAN COMMUNITY. THE VOLUME IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE A BROAD OVERVIEW OF THE STATE OF THE ARTS IN URBAN ECONOMICS, AN INTENSIVE DESCRIPTION OF THE KEY AREAS OF URBAN ECONOMICS AND A SURVEY OF THE LITERATURE THAT HAS ACCUMULATED IN THESE AREAS. /AUTHOR/

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    Johns Hopkins University Press

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  • Authors:
    • Perloff, H S
    • Wingo, L
  • Publication Date: 1968

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  • Accession Number: 00201647
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 668 pp
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 25 1994 12:00AM