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Urban Land Economics - Jack Harvey

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The sixth edition of Urban Land Economics fully updates this popular and well-established text examining economics as applied to property. It shows with great clarity how economic analysis can be applied to issues surrounding land use and explores ways in which the allocation of land resources can be improved. Urban Land Economics is an excellent course companion for courses in land and property economics. This new edition has added features including chapter summaries and questions to confirm its position as an unrivalled guide to the economics of land use.

Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Fifth Edition
Acknowledgements
Economic Efficiency through the Price Systemp. 3
Characteristics of the Real Property Marketp. 19
Functions of the Real Property Marketp. 26
The Pricing of Land and Land Resourcesp. 34
Investment in Real Propertyp. 47
The Development Processp. 73
The Timing and Rate of Redevelopmentp. 96
Finance for Developmentp. 105
The Impact of Finance on the Commercial Property Marketp. 115
Comprehensive Redevelopmentp. 132
Public-sector Development: Cost-benefit Analysisp. 139
The Economics of Planning Controlsp. 167
The Construction Industryp. 186
Land Use and Land Valuesp. 215
The Pattern of Urban Land Usep. 228
The Growth of Urban Areasp. 247
The Quality of the Urban Environment: Problems of Urban Areasp. 269
Housingp. 296
Regional Policyp. 332
The Impact of Government Macro Policy on Land and Property Resourcesp. 353
Economic Theory and Public Financep. 364
The Incidence of Taxation on Land Resourcesp. 380
UK property and the European Union (EU)p. 402
Recommended Readingp. 418
Indexp. 423
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ISBN: 9781403900012
ISBN-10: 1403900019
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 459
Published: 23rd October 2003
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.72
Edition Number: 6
Edition Type: Revised