This article examines the different types of urban model used in urban planning in North America, and to a lesser extent, in Europe, Asia, and South Americam, which include the population-projection models, economic base models, hedonic price models, and travel-behavior models. It describes emerging procedures such as land-use change and urban-growth models, and looks at Charles Tiebout's model of efficient public choice and Thomas Schelling's model of spatial segregation.
Keywords: urban models; urban planning; population-projection models; economic base models; hedonic price models; travel-behavior models; land-use change; urban-growth models; public choice; spatial segregation
Article. 9165 words.
Subjects: Politics ; Public Policy
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