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Urban Economics and Real Estate: Theory and Policy, 2nd Editionby John F. McDonald (Roosevelt University, Chicago); Daniel P. McMillen (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
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Daniel P. McMillen is a professor of economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has held an appointment at IGPA since 2002. His research interests are urban economics, real estate, and applied econometrics. He is editor of the journal Regional and Urban Economics, and has served on the editorial boards of five other journals. In 1998 and 1999 he served as the chair of the Department of Economics at Tulane University. In 1998, he was a research fellow for the Center for Urban Real Estate and Land Economics at the University of British Columbia. He received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1987.
Table of Contents
|Economics and Urban Areas|
|Introduction to Urban Economics|
|Schools of Thought in Urban Economics|
|Location Decisions, Agglomeration Economies, and the Origins of Cities|
|The Economic Functions of Cities|
|Location Patterns in Urban Areas|
|Introduction to Urban Location Patterns: Static Analysis|
|Using the Monocentric City Model|
|Empirical Testing of the Moncentric City Model|
|Urban Housing and Real Estate|
|Housing in Urban Areas|
|Housing Policy in the United States|
|Real Estate Law and Institutions|
|Real Estate Markets|
|Real Estate Development and Investment|
|Government in Urban Areas|
|The Public Sector in Urban Areas|
|Urban Social Problems|
|An Overview of Urban Social Problems|
|Urban Poverty and Its Spatial Concentration|
|Crime in Urban Areas|
|Education, Labor Markets, and Migration|
|Models of Metropolitan Economic Growth|
|Agglomeration Economies, Technical Change, and Urban Growth|
|Economic Development Policies for Urban Areas|
|Appendix: A Review of Some Mathematics and Microeconomic Theory|
|Answers to Selected Exercises|
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