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Urban change in the United States and Western Europe : comparative analysis and policy

By Paul. C Cheshire, Anita. A Summers and Lanfranco Senn


In this completely revised second edition, the authors explore what can be learned from a rigorous comparison of the patterns of urban concentrations of residents and employment in Western Europe and the United States. Using a wide range of methodological techniques, including economic theory, econometrics, regional science, and institutional historical analysis, the essays analyze the factors underlying urban economic development, with particular emphasis on the role and effectiveness of public policy

Topics: HT Communities. Classes. Races
Publisher: Urban Institute Press
Year: 1999
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