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Intercity Trade and Long-Run Urban Growth

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the link between intercity trade and long-run urban growth. It begins by introducing a Ventura-type model of the growth of isolated cities that allows for investment in physical ... More


Specialization, Intercity Trade, and Urban Structure

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the consequences of urban specialization and diversification for urban structure and intercity trade. It first reviews the empirical evidence on urban specialization and ... More


Empirics of the Urban Structure and Its Evolution

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the empirics of urban structure and evolution. It first considers Zipf's law for cities and the vibrant exchanges both over theory and empirics pertaining to it. It then ... More


Social Interactions and Urban Spatial Equilibrium

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores what the interactions of individuals and firms in their vicinity and in broader communities reveal about the spatial structure of cities as self-organization by agents. It first ... More


Introduction

Yannis M. Ioannides

in From Neighborhoods to Nations: The Economics of Social Interactions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691126852
eISBN:
9781400845385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691126852.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines the economic dimensions of social interactions, with an eye towards enriching our metaphors for understanding and modeling the fabric of communities, their neighborhoods, and their ... More


Urban Structure in a Climate of Terror

Stephen Sheppard

in Guns and Butter: The Economic Causes and Consequences of Conflict

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012812
eISBN:
9780262255387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012812.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the effects of terrorism on demography and urban structure. It outlines the changes in the urban footprint for cities around the world in response to identified patterns of ... More


Indigenous Society between the Ninth and Sixth Centuries BC: territorial, urban and social evolution

Leighton Robert

in Sicily from Aeneas to Augustus: New Approaches in Archaeology and History

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748613670
eISBN:
9780748650996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748613670.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Ethnicity, acculturation, and relationships between Greeks and indigenous people feature prominently in the late prehistoric and early historical periods in Sicily. The discussion usually begins with ... More


Water in Los Angeles: A Portrait of an Urban Ecosystem

Jared Orsi

in Hazardous Metropolis: Flooding and Urban Ecology in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520238503
eISBN:
9780520930087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520238503.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A winter storm rolled onshore at Los Angeles on 13 February 1980. A second storm followed a day later, then a third, a fourth, and a fifth. A sixth storm brought the heaviest rains yet, swelling the ... More


Changes in Population Development, Urban Structures and Living Conditions in Nineteenth-Century Hamburg

Clemens Wischermann

in Population and Society in Western European Port-Cities, c. 1650–1939

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853234357
eISBN:
9781846313837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853234357.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter, which examines the history of the population development and changes in urban structures and living conditions in Hamburg, Germany in the nineteenth century, describes the inner-urban ... More


Epilogue: Lowland Legacies

Steven T. Moga

in Urban Lowlands: A History of Neighborhoods, Poverty, and Planning

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226710532
eISBN:
9780226710679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226710679.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The urban lowland neighborhoods known as bottoms, hollows, and flats declined after 1940. Highway projects, public housing, zoning, redlining, immigration restrictions, population movements, and ... More


Adding Religion to Chicago’s Story

Paul D. Numrich and Elfriede Wedam

in Religion and Community in the New Urban America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199386840
eISBN:
9780199386871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199386840.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 1 argues that a full telling of Chicago’s story must include attention to the religion factor. From the 1600s to the 1930s, Chicago transformed from a frontier town into an industrial ... More


The Jihadogenic Urban Structure

Farhad Khosrokhavar

in Jihadism in Europe: European Youth and the New Caliphate

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780197564967
eISBN:
9780197564998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197564967.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

A jihadogenic urban structure is an urban setting that has been the stage for the departure of high numbers of jihadi agents to Syria in comparison with other districts. The dominant structure is a ... More


Conclusion: the miraculous chance

Helen Hills

in The matter of miracles: Neapolitan baroque architecture and sanctity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780719084744
eISBN:
9781526161932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526100382.00022
Subject:
Art, Art History

San Gennaro’s chapel emerges in terms of its exceptionality and its intensification. The Treasury Chapel was a form of mobilization and assemblage, exceeding anything that preceded it or that it ... More


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