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Why do regions develop and change?: the challenge for geography and economics

Storper, Michael (2011) Why do regions develop and change?: the challenge for geography and economics. Journal of Economic Geography, 11 (2). pp. 333-346. ISSN 1468-2702

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Abstract

Explaining the growth and change of regions and cities is one of the great challenges for social science. The field of economic geography and associated economics has developed frameworks in recent years that, while tackling major questions in spatial economic development, are deficient in their ability to explain geographical develop in a causal way, and to incorporate principal forces for change.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://joeg.oxfordjournals.org/
Additional Information: © 2010 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
Journal of Economic Literature Classification System: R - Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics > R1 - General Regional Economics > R11 - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, and Changes
R - Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics > R1 - General Regional Economics > R12 - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade
R - Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics > R2 - Household Analysis > R23 - Regional Migration; Regional Labor Markets; Population
Sets: Departments > Geography and Environment
Collections > Economists Online
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2011 09:53
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/31888/

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