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Dynamic Modeling and Econometrics in Economics and Finance

Complexity and Geographical Economics

Topics and Tools

Editors: Commendatore, Pasquale, Kayam, Saime, Kubin, Ingrid (Eds.)

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  • Reviews the state of the art in several fields of geographical economics and spatial economic analysis
  • Presents the interdisciplinary work of an EU funded research network with a special focus on combining different approaches to complex systems analysis in geographical economics
  • Shows how to apply specific tools of analysis (such as agent based modelling, network analysis, game theory, and econometrics) to geographical spatial economic analysis
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The uneven geographical distribution of economic activities is a huge challenge worldwide and also for the European Union. In Krugman’s New Economic Geography economic systems have a simple spatial structure. This book shows that more sophisticated models should visualise the EU as an evolving trade network with a specific topology and different aggregation levels. At the highest level, economic geography models give a bird eye’s view of spatial dynamics. At a medium level, institutions shape the economy and the structure of (financial and labour) markets. At the lowest level, individual decisions interact with the economic, social and institutional environment; the focus is on firms’ decision on location and innovation. Such multilevel models exhibit complex dynamic patterns – path dependence, cumulative causation, hysteresis – on a network structure; and specific analytic tools are necessary for studying strategic interaction, heterogeneity and nonlinearities.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-12805-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $159.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-12804-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $179.00
price for USA in USD
  • Unpublished eBooks cannot be pre-ordered in advance.
  • Due: November 18, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-319-37983-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Complexity and Geographical Economics
Book Subtitle
Topics and Tools
Editors
  • Pasquale Commendatore
  • Saime Kayam
  • Ingrid Kubin
Series Title
Dynamic Modeling and Econometrics in Economics and Finance
Series Volume
19
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-12805-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-12805-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-12804-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-37983-8
Series ISSN
1566-0419
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 377
Number of Illustrations
50 b/w illustrations
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