From Thunen to Weber
After Thunen and his disciples, no new advances in the field of spatial economics were made until the end of the Nineteenth Century. During the second economic and technical revolution of capitalism, a transition was being made from an essentially agricultural economy, with animal-drawn means of transportation, to industrialization with its railroads, urbanization, concentration, etc. This change was felt especially in Germany, the main center of spatial thought.
KeywordsTransportation Cost Market Area Agglomeration Economic Marginal Cost Price Spatial Thought
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