Toward a Unified Theory of Economic Geography and Urban Economics

Posted: 8 Feb 2010

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Jacques-François Thisse

Catholic University of Louvain (UCL); Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Date Written: 2009-05

Abstract

In this paper, I pursue two objectives. First, I propose a primer in economic geography relying on a simple model that can be solved analytically by undergraduate students. Second, I briefly discuss two topics that, in my opinion, should rank high on the research agenda.

Suggested Citation

Thisse, Jacques-François, Toward a Unified Theory of Economic Geography and Urban Economics (2009-05). Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 50, Issue 1, pp. 281-296, February 2010. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1547410 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-9787.2009.00651.x

Jacques-François Thisse (Contact Author)

Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) ( email )

Place des Doyens 1
Louvain-la-Neuve, 1348
Belgium

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

London
United Kingdom

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