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About this product
- Author(s)W.R. Latham
- PublisherWolters-Noordhoff B.V.
- Date of Publication31/07/1976
- GenreEconomics: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Series TitleStudies in Applied Regional Science
- Series Part/Volume Number4
- Place of PublicationGroningen
- Country of PublicationNetherlands
- ImprintWolters-Noordhoff B.V.
- Content Notebiography
- Weight240 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine7 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Table Of Contents1. Introduction.- The need for industrial location analysis.- Concentration on disaggregated manufacturing activity.- The location of economic activity.- The factors of location approach.- Agglomerative economies as location factors.- Outline of following chapters.- 2. Description Of The Data Base.- Regions used.- Location data.- Industrial linkage data.- Summary.- 3. Measurement of Factors Influencing Industrial Location.- Nonrandomness in location.- The orientation of industries.- Labor orientation.- Market orientation.- Material orientation.- Agglomerative economy orientation.- Summary.- 4. The Measurement of Geographic Association.- Previous measures of geographic association.- The measure of association used.- The effect of cluster size on geographic association.- Variation in the measure of geographic association between urban and rural regions.- Geographic associations among more than two industries.- Summary.- 5. The Impact of Linkages on Industrial Location.- Analysis of results for all industries.- Regression analysis of individual manufacturing industries.- Industrial complexes.- Summary.- 6. Summary of Results and Conclusions.- Summary of preceding chapters.- Implications for industrial location practice and policy.- Suggested extensions of the analysis.- List Of References.- Appendices.- A-1. Substitution of SEA's for SMSA's in the Northeast.- A-2. Method of selecting 199 industries used.- A-3. Extent and consequences of errors remaining in data.- B-1. Biased correlation coefficients with disaggregated regional data.- B-2. Factor analysis identification of industrial complexes.- C-1. Summary of bilateral linkages and associations by industry.- C-2. Correlations between employment estimates for three subdivisions of ten sample industries.- C-3. Correlations between employment estimates for SMSA and non-SMSA subdivisions of fifteen sample industries.
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