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A Theory of City Size

Batty, Michael

Science, Jun 21, 2013, pp.1418-1419 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

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  • Title:
    A Theory of City Size
  • Author: Batty, Michael
  • Subjects: Economics ; Science
  • Is Part Of: Science, Jun 21, 2013, pp.1418-1419
  • Description: As cities get bigger, they generate economies and diseconomies of scale, referred to by Marshall more than a century ago as the effects of agglomeration . Simple theories assume that cities exist due to a trade-off between these positive and negative...
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISSN: 00368075 ; E-ISSN: 10959203 ; DOI: 10.1126/science.1239870

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