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Urban Land Economics and Public Policy : Building & Surveying S - Paul N. Balchin

Urban Land Economics and Public Policy

Building & Surveying S

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Published: 23rd January 1995
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This revised and reset fifth edition generally follows the structure of the previous edition, although some of the material of the earlier chapters has been rearranged, in addition to being extended and updated. A new feature of this edition is the allocation of a complete chapter to examining the problems of urban decline and renewal. Here the economic and social problems are discussed within the framework of current issues in urban policy, local government and planning. There are also extended sections on the economics of the development process and rehabilitation, an extended review of global environmental problems and their implications for the built environment, a review of long-term trends in the construction industry, an appraisal of cyclical factors and updated statistical and legislative material. The study should appeal as a basic textbook for undergraduate students of estate management, land economics, building surveying and quantity surveying. It is also suitable for students taking degree or equivalent courses in urban economics, urban geography or town planning and it should be relevant to those preparing for RICS and RTPI examinations.

Preface - Acknowledgement - Introduction - Spatial Structure and Urban Growth - The Location of Urban Land Uses and Public Policy - The Property and Investment Markets - Investment Appraisal and the Economics of Development - Welfare Economics, Land and the Environment - Urban Congestion - Urban Decline and Renewal - Housing - The Construction Industry in the UK - Index

ISBN: 9780333629031
ISBN-10: 0333629035
Series: Building & Surveying S
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 408
Published: 23rd January 1995
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.5 x 23.5  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.76
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: Revised