Why do regions develop and change: the challenge for geography and economics
Journal of Economic Geography
GB : Oxford University Press
333 - 346 p.
Explaining the growth and change of regions and cities is one of the great challenges for social science. The field of economic geography and associated economics has developed frameworks in recent years that, while tackling major questions in spatial economic development, are deficient in their ability to explain geographical develop in a causal way, and to incorporate principal forces for change.