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Companion to Urban Economics

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ISBN-10: 1405179686

ISBN-13: 9781405179683

Edition: 2008

Authors: Richard J. Arnott, Daniel P. McMillen

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A Companion to Urban Economics provides a state-of-the-art overview of this field, communicating its intellectual richness through a diverse portfolio of authors and topics. Unique in both its rigor and international treatment An ideal supplementary textbook in upper-level undergraduate urban economics courses, or in master's level and professional courses, providing students with the necessary foundation to tackle more advanced topics in urban economics Contains contributions from the world's leading urban economists
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Book details

List price: $89.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 6.82" wide x 9.76" long x 1.23" tall
Weight: 2.310
Language: English

Richard Arnott is Distinguished Professor of Economics at the University of California, Riverside.

List of Figures
List of Tables
Notes on Contributors
The Micro-Empirics of Agglomeration Economies
Human Capital Externalities in Cities: Identification and Policy Issues
The First Cities
Cross-Country Patterns of Urban Development
Urban Land Use
The Spatial Pattern of Land Use in the United States
Monocentric Cities
Space in General Equilibrium
Testing for Monocentricity
Housing and Real Estate
The Economic Theory of Housing Tenure Choice
Housing Policy: Low-Income Households in France
Housing Demand: An International Perspective
Discrimination in Mortgage Lending
Commercial Real Estate
Housing Price Indexes
Urban Transportation
Urban Transport Economic Theory
Urban Passenger Travel Demand
Urban Transportation and Land Use
Urban Transport Policies: The Dutch Struggle with Market Failures and Policy Failures
Urban Public Economics
Financing Cities
Strategic Interaction among Governments
Property and Land Taxation
A Theory of Municipal Corporate Governance with an Application to Land-Use Regulation
Urban Labor Markets and Macroeconomics
Urban Labor Markets
A Primer on Spatial Mismatch within Urban Labor Markets
Urban Labor Economic Theory
Macroeconomic Analysis Using Regional Data: An Application to Monetary Policy
Measuring and Analyzing Urban Employment Fluctuations
Quality of Life
Measuring Quality of Life
Air Pollution in Cities
Urban Crime, Race, and the Criminal Justice System in the United States
Ethnic Segregation and Ghettos