Book: Masahisa Fujita, Jacques-Francois Thisse «Economics of Agglomeration: Cities, Industrial Location and Globalization»

Economics of Agglomeration: Cities, Industrial Location and Globalization

Economic activities are not concentrated on the head of a pin, nor are they spread evenly over a featureless plane. On the contrary, they are distributed very unequally across locations, regions, and countries. Even though economic activities are, to some extent, spatially concentrated because of natural features, economic mechanisms that rely on the trade-off between various forms of increasing returns and different types of mobility costs are more fundamental. This book is a study of the economic reasons for the existence of a large variety of agglomerations arising from the global to the local. This second edition combines a comprehensive analysis of the fundamentals of spatial economics and an in-depth discussion of the most recent theoretical developments in new economic geography and urban economics. It aims to highlight several of the major economic trends observed in modern societies.

Издательство: "Cambridge University Press" (2013)

Формат: 145x225, 544 стр.

ISBN: 978-0-521-17196-0

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Masahisa Fujita

Masahisa Fujita (藤田 昌久 Fujita Masahisa?, born in 1943) is a Japanese economist and professor at Kyoto university, who has studied regional science and Urban Economics and International Trade, Spatial Economy (New Economic Geography).

Fujita majored in urban planning as an undergraduate at Kyoto University. He studied regional science in University of Pennsylvania under Walter Isard and obtained a Ph.D.(in Regional Science) from University of Pennsylvania in 1972. He taught at University of Pennsylvania for about 20 years, and has been the faculty of Institute of Economic Research(KIER) Kyoto University since 1995, where he served as Director in 1999. He was the President of Institute of Developing Economies during 2003 to 2007, and proposed a basic concept of Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia to JETRO and METI.In 2007, he became President and Chief Research Officer of the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry.

Fujita is known as one of the pioneers of New Economic Geography, research of Spatial Economy as well as Paul Krugman. Fujita is the recipient of the 1983 Tord Palander Prize, the 1998 Walter Isard Award in regional science, and also awarded First Alonso Prize with Paul Krugman.

Authored or co-authored

  • Economics of Agglomeration - Cities, industrial Location, and Regional Growth(with Jacques-Francois Thisse)(2002, Cambridge University Press)(ISBN 0-521-80524-4)
  • The Spatial Economy - Cities, Regions and International Trade (with Paul Krugman, Anthony Venables)(July 1999, MIT press)(ISBN 0-262-06204-6)
  • Urban Economic Theory - Land use and city size(August 1989, Cambridge University Press)(ISBN 0-521-34662-2)
  • Spatial Development Planning(1978, North-Holland Pub. Co)(ISBN 0-444-85157-7)

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