The theme of this symposium is The International Allocation of Economic Activity. Questions concerning regional growth, location, agglomeration, natural resources, trade etc. will mainly be dealt with in an international or global perspective.


Economic Activity Urban Region Spatial Bias Head Office Occupational Structure 
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  • Gunnar Törnqvist

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