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economic geography

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(Economics) the study of the geographical distribution of economic resources and their use
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Noun1.economic geography - the branch of geography concerned with the production and distribution of commoditieseconomic geography - the branch of geography concerned with the production and distribution of commodities
geographics, geography - study of the earth's surface; includes people's responses to topography and climate and soil and vegetation
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One large group seems to have accepted responsibility for finally putting the old economic geography to rest.
While many researchers believe that the Internet's effect on economic geography may be more dramatic than that of past inventions, such as rail, steam, and the various forms of mechanization which emerged in the 19th century, the authors present the case that, instead, it is the Internet's lack of personal, physical contact that will prevent it from becoming the dominant means for transacting business.
While much of the book is quite rigorous in its mathematical approach to economic geography, this is sure to become required reading for urban and regional economists.
The emergence in recent years of countries like China has led to a profound shift in the global economic geography, away from a handful of traditional power centres towards a more sustainable network of interconnected economies.
Prof Tomaney said: "The evidence for high-speed rail to transform the economic geography of the UK, I think, is fairly weak.
Weinstein, Columbia University and NBER, "Is New Economic Geography Right?
The world's shifting economic geography gives our countries an opportunity to redefine our current relationship and tap areas that can yield new synergies.
It is agreed - and obvious really - that economic geography and political geography often don't match.
Professor Harvey Armstrong, Professor of Economic Geography, University of Sheffield.
A move by the NYSE out of the Financial District would completely reshape the economic geography and real estate landscape of Downtown Manhattan.
in economic geography and mathematics from Bowling Green State University, Ohio.
Economics as well as economic geography and regional science remain the last bastions of orthodoxy immune from the poststructuralist challenge.

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