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Author Berry, Brian J. L., 1934-

Title The global economy : resource use, locational choice, and international trade / Brian J.L. Berry, Edgar C. Conkling, D. Michael Ray
Published Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, [1993]


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 MELB  330.9 Ber/Ger  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 465 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents Pt. 1. The Quest of Economic Geography. 1. The Forces Reshaping Global Economic Geography. 2. The Changing Nature of Economic Geography as a Field of Study -- Pt. 2. Fundamentals of Economic Geography: People and Resources. 3. The Challenges of Population Growth and Change. 4. Changing Patterns of World Population. 5. Resources: Food, Energy, Materials, and Environment -- Pt. 3. Fundamentals of Spatial Economics. 6. Price and Other Mechanisms for Regulating Exchange. 7. Costs and Output: Economies of Scale. 8. Preference Structures and Uncertain Environments -- Pt. 4. Principles of Locational Choice. 9. The Spatial Organization of Land Use. 10. Locational Decisions and Choice by Manufacturing Industry. 11. Location Theory in Historical Context: Long Waves in Economic Evolution -- Pt. 5. Exchange and Interaction. 12. Theories of International Trade. 13. Dynamics of World Trade and Investment. 14. Patterns of World Commerce
Analysis Economic geography
Notes Rev. ed. of: Economic geography. c1987
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Economic geography.
Industrial location.
International trade.
Natural resources.
Author Berry, Brian J. L., 1934- Economic geography
Conkling, Edgar C.
Ray, D. Michael (David Michael), 1935-
LC no. 92008346
ISBN 0133579972