Keys to the City
How Economics, Institutions, Social Interaction, and Politics Shape Development
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Princeton University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $42.00|
| Book Description: |
Why do some cities grow economically while others decline? Why do some show sustained economic performance while others cycle up and down? In Keys to the City, Michael Storper, one of the world's leading economic geographers, looks at why we should consider economic development issues within a regional context--at the level of the city-region--and why city economies develop unequally. Storper identifies four contexts that shape urban economic development: economic,...