Geographical economics: A historical perspective
Jacques Thisse ()
No 2011012, CORE Discussion Papers from Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE)
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)
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Journal Article: Geographical Economics: A Historical Perspective (2011)
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