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Cities and National Economic Growth: An Asymmetrical Relationship

Mario Polèse

in The Wealth and Poverty of Regions: Why Cities Matter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226673158
eISBN:
9780226673172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226673172.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Examining the relationship between national economic growth and urbanization allows for a better understanding of why the relationship between cities and the origins of wealth is not straightforward, ... More


Economic and Financial Crises in Emerging Market Economies

Martin Feldstein (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226241098
eISBN:
9780226241104
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226241104.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In the late 1990s, economic and financial crises raged through East Asia, devastating economies that had previously been considered among the strongest in the developing world. The crises eventually ... More


Trade in Services in the Asia-Pacific Region

Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386775
eISBN:
9780226386782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386782.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

In recent years the tremendous growth of the service sector—including international trade in services—has outstripped that of manufacturing in many industrialized nations. As the importance of ... More


Embracing Risk: The Changing Culture of Insurance and Responsibility

Tom Baker and Jonathan Simon (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226035185
eISBN:
9780226035178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226035178.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

For much of the twentieth century, industrialized nations addressed social problems, such as workers' compensation benefits and social welfare programs, in terms of spreading risk. But in recent ... More


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