Economic Geography

Anthony J. Venables

in The Oxford Handbook of Political Economy

Published in print June 2008 | ISBN: 9780199548477
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191577437 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks of Political Science

Economic Geography

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This article discusses economic geography and aims to outline some of the main issues and ideas found in this emergent field. It looks at the implications and patterns of development in the world economy, as well as in urban systems. The final section in the article attempts to answer why this topic is considered important for students of political economy.

Keywords: economic geography; issues; implications; patterns of development; world economy; urban systems; political economy; students

Article.  6850 words. 

Subjects: Political Economy ; Comparative Politics

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