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Published by E. Elgar Pub. in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Space in economics.,
  • Industrial location.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementedited by Melvin L. Greenhut and George Norman.
SeriesThe international library of critical writings in economics ;, 42, An Elgar reference collection
ContributionsGreenhut, Melvin L., Norman, George, 1946-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHB199 .E36 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1105277M
ISBN 101852788674
LC Control Number94030405

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Location theory has become an integral part of economic geography, regional science, and spatial on theory addresses questions of what economic activities are located where and why. Location theory or microeconomic theory generally assumes that agents act in their own self-interest. Firms thus choose locations that maximize their profits and individuals choose locations that. The motivation for this book comes from the apparent inability of existing orthodox location theory to throw light on a series of location-production problems which are typically faced by modem manufacturing and distribution ftrms. These problems are related to the treatment of time by ftrms, who normally view time costs in terms of inventory. *immediately available upon purchase as print book shipments may be delayed due to the COVID crisis. ebook access is temporary and does not include ownership of the ebook. Only valid for books with an ebook version. Springer Reference Works and instructor copies are not included. Founded in , the NBER is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to conducting economic research and to disseminating research findings among academics, public policy makers, and business professionals.