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economic-base theory

Edited by Craig Calhoun

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

Published in print January 2002 | ISBN: 9780195123715
Published online January 2002 | e-ISBN: 9780199891184
economic-base theory

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Introduced by the economic geographer John Alexander in the mid-1950s, the theory proposes that regional economic growth is largely a

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Subjects: Social Sciences

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