© 1996

Recent Advances in Spatial Equilibrium Modelling

Methodology and Applications

  • Jeroen C. J. M. van den Bergh
  • Peter Nijkamp
  • Piet Rietveld

Part of the Advances in Spatial Science book series (ADVSPATIAL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages N1-viii
  2. Spatial Equilibrium Theory and Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jeroen C. J. M. van den Bergh, Peter Nijkamp, Piet Rietveld
      Pages 48-76
  3. Regions, Trade and Transport

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. Martin J. Beckmann
      Pages 111-117
    3. Jeroen C. J. M. van den Bergh, Piet Rietveld
      Pages 118-137
    4. Joseph Berechman, Oz Shy
      Pages 138-155
  4. Public Sector Instruments

  5. Space in General Equilibrium Models

About this book


Prices and quantities of both stock and flow variables in an economic system are decisively influenced by their spatial coordinates. Any equilibrium state also mirrors the underlying spatial structure and a tatonnement process also incorporates the spatial ramifications of consumer and producer behaviour. The recognition ofthe spatial element in the formation of a general equilibrium in a complex space-economy already dates back to early work of LOsch, Isard and Samuelson, but it reached a stage of maturity thanks to the new inroads made by T. Takayama. This book is devoted to spatial economic equilibrium (SPE) analysis and is meant to pay homage to the founding father of modern spatial economic thinking, Professor Takayama. This book witnesses his great talents in clear and rigorous economic thinking regarding an area where for decades many economists have been groping in the dark. Everybody who wants to study the phenomenon of spatial economic equilibrium will necessarily come across Takayama's work, but this necessity is at the same time a great pleasure. Studying his work means a personal scientific enrichment in a field which is still not completely explored. The present volume brings together recent contributions to spatial equilibrium analysis, written by friends and colleagues of Takayama. The structure of the book is based on four main uses of spatial equilibrium models: (i) the imbedding of spatial flows in the economic environment, related to e.g.


Environmental Policy Export Financial Instruments Finanzierungsinstrumente General Euqilibrium Modelling Raumökonomie Spatial Equilibrium Theory Transport Transportation Networks allgemeine Gleichgewichtsmodelle traffic

Editors and affiliations

  • Jeroen C. J. M. van den Bergh
    • 1
  • Peter Nijkamp
    • 1
  • Piet Rietveld
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Economics Department of Spatial EconomicsFree UniversityAmsterdamThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Recent Advances in Spatial Equilibrium Modelling
  • Book Subtitle Methodology and Applications
  • Editors Jeroen C.J.M.van den Bergh
    Peter Nijkamp
    Piet Rietveld
  • Series Title Advances in Spatial Science
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-60708-3
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-80082-5
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-80080-1
  • Series ISSN 1430-9602
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VIII, 391
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Regional/Spatial Science
    R & D/Technology Policy
    Automotive Engineering
    International Economics
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