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Public Facilities Planning

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Public Facilities Planning

9781845420260 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Lily Kiminami, Associate Professor in Regional, Rural and Development Economics, Niigata University, Japan, Kenneth Button, University Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, US and Peter Nijkamp, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands and the Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza din Iasi, Iasi, Romania
Publication Date: 2006 ISBN: 978 1 84542 026 0 Extent: 416 pp
This important book brings together a careful selection of the major works in planning which relate to the provision of public facilities – such as recreation grounds, parks and sports arenas. The opening sections present classic, theoretic papers that lay both the general and the specific foundations for why some facilities are treated outside of the market. Key topics such as institutional issues, the role of the private sector, and the assessment and evaluation of public facilities planning and financing are then examined. Finally, the volume looks at some of the more novel approaches that are emerging in the provision of public facilities, and concludes with a selection of case studies that demonstrate the application of a set of planning approaches.

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This important book brings together a careful selection of the major works in planning which relate to the provision of public facilities – such as recreation grounds, parks and sports arenas. The opening sections present classic, theoretic papers that lay both the general and the specific foundations for why some facilities are treated outside of the market. Key topics such as institutional issues, the role of the private sector, and the assessment and evaluation of public facilities planning and financing are then examined. Finally, the volume looks at some of the more novel approaches that are emerging in the provision of public facilities, and concludes with a selection of case studies that demonstrate the application of a set of planning approaches.

This authoritative volume will be a useful resource to researchers and planning practitioners alike.
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26 articles, dating from 1956 to 2004
Contributors include: J.K. Brueckner, M. Fujita, E. Niskanen, W.E. Oates, P. Rietveld, V.K. Smith, C.M. Tiebout
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Acknowledgements

Series Preface Kenneth Button and Peter Nijkamp

Introduction Public Facilities Planning: Scoping the Scene Lily Kiminami, Kenneth Button and Peter Nijkamp

PART I EARLY CONTRIBUTION
1. Charles M. Tiebout (1956), ‘A Pure Theory of Local Expenditures’
2. Michael B. Teitz (1968), ‘Toward a Theory of Urban Public Facility Location’
PART II THE THEORY OF PUBLIC FACILITY PLANNING
3. J.L. Wagner and L.M. Falkson (1975), ‘The Optimal Nodal Location of Public Facilities with Price-Sensitive Demand’
4. Donald M. McAllister (1976), ‘Equity and Efficiency in Public Facility Location’
5. David Bigman and Charles Re Velle (1978), ‘The Theory of Welfare Considerations in Public Facility Location Problems’
6. Takaaki Takahashi (2004), ‘Spatial Competition of Governments in the Investment on Public Facilities’
PART III INSTITUTIONAL ISSUES
7. Wallace E. Oates (1981), ‘On Local Finance and the Tiebout Model’
8. Masahisa Fujita (1986), ‘Optimal Location of Public Facilities: Area Dominance Approach’
9. Noboru Sakashita (1987), ‘Optimum Location of Public Facilities Under the Influence of the Land Market’
10. Sajal Lahiri and Pascalis Raimondos-Møller (1998), ‘Public Good Provision and the Welfare Effects of Indirect Tax Harmonisation’
PART IV ROLE OF PRIVATE SECTOR
11. Eitan Berglas (1976), ‘On the Theory of Clubs’
12. Amihai Glazer and Esko Niskanen (1997), ‘Why Voters May Prefer Congested Public Clubs’
13. Gerhard Glomm and Roger Lagunoff (1998), ‘A Tiebout Theory of Public vs Private Provision of Collective Goods’
PART V ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES
14. G. Terry Ross and Richard M. Soland (1980), ‘A Multicriteria Approach to the Location of Public Facilities’
15. Edwin Hinloopen, Peter Nijkamp and Piet Rietveld (1983), ‘Qualitative Discrete Multiple Criteria Choice Models in Regional Planning’
16. Richard L. Church and Kenneth L. Roberts (1983), ‘Generalized Coverage Models and Public Facility Location’
17. Christian Stummer, Karl Doerner, Axel Focke and Kurt Heidenberger (2004), ‘Determining Location and Size of Medical Departments in a Hospital Network: A Multiobjective Decision Support Approach’
PART VI NEW APPROACHES
18. David S. Brookshire and V. Kerry Smith (1987), ‘Measuring Recreation Benefits: Conceptual and Empirical Issues’
19. William G. Colclough, Lawrence A. Daellenbach and Keith R. Sherony (1994), ‘Estimating the Economic Impact of a Minor League Baseball Stadium’
20. Bruce E. Perrott (1996), ‘Managing Strategic Issues in the Public Service’
21. G. Higgs and S.D. White (1997), ‘Changes in Service Provision in Rural Areas. Part 1: The Use of GIS in Analysing Accessibility to Services in Rural Deprivation Research’
22. Bruce K. Johnson and John C. Whitehead (2000), ‘Value of Public Goods from Sports Stadiums: The CVM Approach’
PART VII CASE STUDIES OF APPLICATIONS
23. Andrew N. White (1979), ‘Accessibility and Public Facility Location’
24. M. John Hodgson (1981), ‘The Location of Public Facilities Intermediate to the Journey to Work’
25. Jan K. Brueckner (1982), ‘A Test for Allocative Efficiency in the Local Public Sector’
26. Anthony Gar-On Yeh and Man Hong Chow (1996), ‘An Integrated GIS and Location-Allocation Approach to Public Facilities Planning – An Example of Open Space Planning’

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