Spatial Economics

The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics series

Edited by Masahisa Fujita, President, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, Professor, Konan University and Professor, Kyoto University, Japan

This authoritative two-volume collection presents a selection of seminal articles investigating the spatial aspect of economic processes and development. Special attention is given to the economics of agglomeration and examining the fundamental issue of the formation and concentration of economic activity in geographical space.

‘. . . an essential reference for students, researchers and lecturers in economics. . . The book’s merit is a joint publication of the most relevant papers in the field of spatial economics. . . very useful to regional economists and economic geographers.’
– Paul Gans, Geographische Rundschau

‘Masahisa Fujita is undoubtedly the leading scholar in spatial economics. Being the (co-) author of the two main books in urban economics and economics of geography, he was especially well qualified to edit this collection of readings in that field. Anyone who wishes to get acquainted with the fundamental contributions in spatial economics, a lively and growing field of research, now has the opportunity to access all of them through a single volume. We should all be grateful to him for this wonderful job.’
– Jacques-François Thisse, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium

2005 904 pp Hardback 978 1 84376 648 3 £466.20 £357.00 $466.20 $518.00

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