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Geographical Economics: A Historical Perspective

Jacques Thisse ()

Recherches économiques de Louvain, 2011, vol. 77, issue 2, 141-168

Abstract: This paper provides a bird-eye overview of the history of spatial economic theory. It is organized around three main ideas (and authors): (i) land use and urban economics (Thünen), (ii) the nature of competition across space (Hotelling), and (iii) new economic geography and the emergence of economic agglomerations (Krugman). JEL classification: B10, B20, B40, F20, L13, R12, R30

Keywords: urban economics; spatial competition; economic geography (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: B10 B20 B40 F20 L13 R12 R30 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011
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