Urban Economics https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/0078021782.jpeg 9 2019 9780078021787 Over the course of two decades, Urban Economics has achieved a worldwide audience, and has been translated into Chinese, Greek, Russian, and Korean. Like the eight previous editions, this edition provides a clear and concise presentation of the economic forces that: - cause the development of cities; - determine the spatial form of cities; - cause urban economies to grow or shrink; - generate urban problems such as poverty, crime, and congestion; - make the market for urban housing unique; and - shape the tax and spending policies of local governments. In addition to developing the basic concepts of urban economics, the book uses economic analysis to evaluate the merits of policies designed to address our most vexing urban problems.
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Urban Economics

Urban Economics, 9th Edition

ISBN10: 0078021782 | ISBN13: 9780078021787
By Arthur O'Sullivan

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Over the course of two decades, Urban Economics has achieved a worldwide audience, and has been translated into Chinese, Greek, Russian, and Korean. Like the eight previous editions, this edition provides a clear and concise presentation of the economic forces that: - cause the development of cities; - determine the spatial form of cities; - cause urban economies to grow or shrink; - generate urban problems such as poverty, crime, and congestion; - make the market for urban housing unique; and - shape the tax and spending policies of local governments. In addition to developing the basic concepts of urban economics, the book uses economic analysis to evaluate the merits of policies designed to address our most vexing urban problems.

Preface
Acknowledgements

Part I: Introduction and Key Concepts

1. Introduction
2. Key Concepts of Urban Economics

Part II: Market Forces in the Development of Cities

3. Trading and Factory Towns
4. Agglomeration Economies
5. Where Do Cities Develop?
6. Consumer Cities and Central Place Theory
7. Cities in a Regional Economy
8. The Urban Labor Market
9. The First Cities

Part III: Urban Land Use and Housing

10. Land Rent and Manufacturing Land Use
11. Office Space and Tall Buildings
12. Housing Prices and Residential Land Use
13. Distribution of Jobs and People
14. The Monocentric City and Urban General Equilibrium
15. Neighborhoods
16. Land Policy
17. Urban Housing

Part IV: Urban Transportation

18. Cars and Roads
19. Public Transit

Part V: Local Government, Education, and Crime

20. Role of Local Government
21. Local Government Revenue
22. Education
23. Crime
24. Models of Microeconomics
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About the Author

Arthur O'Sullivan

ARTHUR O’SULLIVAN is a professor of Economics at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon. After receiving his B.S. degree in economics from the University of Oregon, he spent two years in the Peace Corps, working with city planners in the Philippines. He received his Ph.D. degree in economics from Princeton University in 1981 and taught at the University of California, Davis, and Oregon State University, winning teaching awards at both schools. He is the Robert B. Pamplin Junior Professor of Economics at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, where he teaches microeconomics and urban economics. He is the coauthor of the introductory textbook, Economics: Principles and Tools, currently in its eighth edition.

Professor O’Sullivan’s research explores economic issues concerning urban land use, environmental protection, and public policy. His articles appear in many economics journals, including Journal of Urban Economics, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, National Tax Journal, Journal of Public Economics, and Journal of Law and Economics.

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