The Resource Economic Geography and Public Policy

Economic Geography and Public Policy

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Economic Geography and Public Policy
Title
Economic Geography and Public Policy
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Research on the spatial aspects of economic activity has flourished over the past decade due to the emergence of new theory, new data, and an intense interest on the part of policymakers, especially in Europe but increasingly in North America and elsewhere as well. However, these efforts--collectively known as the "new economic geography"--have devoted little attention to the policy implications of the new theory. Economic Geography and Public Policy fills the gap by illustrating many new policy insights economic geography models can offer to the realm of theoretical policy analysis. Focusing primarily on trade policy, tax policy, and regional policy, Richard Baldwin and coauthors show how these models can be used to make sense of real-world situations. The book not only provides much fresh analysis but also synthesizes insights from the existing literature. The authors begin by presenting and analyzing the widest range of new economic geography models to date. From there they proceed to examine previously unaddressed welfare and policy issues including, in separate sections, trade policy (unilateral, reciprocal, and preferential), tax policy (agglomeration with taxes and public goods, tax competition and agglomeration), and regional policy (infrastructure policies and the political economy of regional subsidies). A well-organized, engaging narrative that progresses smoothly from fundamentals to more complex material, Economic Geography and Public Policy is essential reading for graduate students, researchers, and policymakers seeking new approaches to spatial policy issues
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MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baldwin, Richard
LC call number
HF1025 -- .B35 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Forslid, Rikard
  • Martin, Philippe
  • Ottaviano, Gianmarco
  • Robert-Nicoud, Frédéric
  • Robert-Nicoud, Frederic
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Economic geography -- Mathematical models.;Policy sciences -- Mathematical models.;Commercial policy -- Mathematical models.;Fiscal policy -- Mathematical models
Label
Economic Geography and Public Policy
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Publication
Copyright
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (466 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400841233
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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unknown sound
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remote
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC781789
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL781789
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10502074
  • (CaONFJC)MIL329072
  • (OCoLC)757261006
Label
Economic Geography and Public Policy
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (466 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400841233
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC781789
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL781789
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10502074
  • (CaONFJC)MIL329072
  • (OCoLC)757261006

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