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Location Theory

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

Abstract

The basic industrial location model has been commonly attributed to Alfred Weber, who in 1909 published a successful book on the topic, though Wilhelm Launhardt should be given credit for publishing the same results in 1882 already.

Keywords

Transportation Cost Location Theory Input Price Output Market Input Source 
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Further Reading

  1. W. Launhardt (1882), “Die bestimmung des zweckmässigsten Standort einer gewerblichen Anlage”, Zeitschrift des Vereins deutscher Ingenieure 26: 106–115.Google Scholar
  2. A. Weber (1909), Über den Standort der Industrie, J.C.B. Mohr, Tübingen. (English translation, Chicago University Press 1929 )Google Scholar
  3. T. Palander (1935), Beiträge zur Standortstheorie, Almqvist & Wiksell, Uppsala.Google Scholar
  4. L. Moses (1958), “Location and the theory of production”, Quarterly Journal of Economics 72: 259–272.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. M. J. Beckmann (1968), Location Theory, Random House, New York.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tönu Puu
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  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of UmeåUmeåSweden

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