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Geographical economics: A historical perspective

Jacques Thisse ()

No 2011012, CORE Discussion Papers from Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE)

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).

Keywords: urban economics; spatial competition; economic geography (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-evo, nep-geo, nep-his, nep-hpe and nep-ure
Date: 2011-02-01
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