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Economics, Planning and Housing : Planning, Environment, Cities - Michael Oxley

Economics, Planning and Housing

Planning, Environment, Cities

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Published: 5th May 2004
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This broad-ranging new text applies economics analysis to the aims, instruments and outcomes of land use planning and housing policies. The core focus is on providing students with a substantive and sophisticated understanding of the relation of the state and market and such key current issues as sustainable development, urban renaissance, affordable housing and the relationships between planning, housebuilding and house prices. Drawing examples from Britain, the rest of Europe and the US, it emphasizes the role of economics in promoting a theoretically-informed and evidence-based approach to policy formation and implementation.

Introduction
Markets, Development, Institutions and Efficiency
The Relevance of Welfare Economics
Market Failure
Environmental Economics and Sustainable Development
Public Choice
Theory, Planning and Housing
Distributional Justice and Land Markets
Affordable Housing and Planning
Housing, Planning and Urban Renaissance
Policy Instruments in a Comparative Context
The Economic Consequences of Planning
Conclusions
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ISBN: 9780333792452
ISBN-10: 0333792459
Series: Planning, Environment, Cities
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 5th May 2004
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.5 x 16.5  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1