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By Richard J. Arnott, Daniel P. McMillen

ISBN-10: 1405106298

ISBN-13: 9781405106290

A significant other to city Economics presents a state of the art evaluate of this box, speaking its highbrow richness via a various portfolio of authors and subject matters. distinctive in either its rigor and overseas therapy an excellent supplementary textbook in upper-level undergraduate city economics classes, or in master's point classes, delivering scholars with the required origin to take on extra complicated subject matters in city economics includes contributions from the world’s prime city economists

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Saxenian, A. 1994: Regional Advantage: Culture and Competition in Silicon Valley and Route 128. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. ACTC01 23 18/04/2006, 12:21PM A Companion to Urban Economics Edited by Richard J. Arnott, Daniel P. McMillen Copyright © 2006 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd G. 1 INTRODUCTION The case for corrective economic policies as stated in Econ101 is relatively straightforward. In some instances, there is a wedge between the private costs (or benefits) resulting from some choice made by an economic agent and the social costs (or benefits) accruing to society.

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The most significant exceptions are California, Eastern Washington, and New York State, especially in the Finger Lakes region. The forces contributing to the spatial concentration of wine industry employment in these regions are not hard to grasp. All three regions have climates that support the growing of grapes. Because grapes are perishable, wine makers locate production facilities close to the source of the grapes in order to reduce transportation costs. 1 presents more of a challenge. It shows the spatial concentration of the software industry (SIC 7371–3, 7375).

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