Infrastructure and the Complexity of Economic Development: An Exploratory Introduction

  • David F. Batten
Part of the Advances in Spatial Science book series (ADVSPATIAL)

Abstract

In the Preface to his recent book on economic sense and nonsense in this “Age of Diminished Expectations”, the MIT economist Paul Krugman wrote:

“Why is economics such a hard subject?

Part of the answer has to do with complexity”.

Keywords

Transportation Agglomeration Arena Nash Rosen 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David F. Batten
    • 1
  1. 1.The Temaplan GroupMelbourneAustralia

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