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Central Place Theory

Marcus Berliant ()

Urban/Regional from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: This is a short dictionary entry. Central place theory is a descriptive theory of market area in a spatial context. Its definition, history, and relation to modern microeconomic theory are provided.

Keywords: Market Area; City Hierarchy; Hexagonal Structure; Spatial General Equilibrium Theory; Transport Cost; Increasing Returns to Scale (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: R12 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-geo, nep-hpe and nep-ure
Date: 2005-05-12
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