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Published: 31 January 2013

432 Pages


ISBN: 9780199582006

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Modern Urban and Regional Economics

Second Edition

Philip McCann

  • The book discusses Urban and Regional economics within a coherent and integrated framework, emphasizing the importance of geographical and spatial factors
  • Model-based explanation from first principles and extensive graphic illustrations of the theories discussed make this the ideal introduction to both urban and regional economics
  • Explains both classical approaches to the subject and the latest models, allowing students to gain a thorough understanding of the basic analytical techniques, as well as the most current, state of the art thinking in the field
  • Technical appendices to each chapter allow students to follow up in more detail the main principles and theories being discussed in the text

New to this Edition:

  • Two new chapters on spatial data analysis and globalisation and global regions.
  • Incorporation of new research, policies and examples.
  • Online Resource Centre has been introduced to include PowerPoints and figures from the book for lecturers, and questions and cases for students.

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