Spatial interactions among U.S. cities: 1900-1990.Ioannides, Yannis Menelaos.
Dobkins, Linda Harris.
We test implications of economic geography by exploring spatial interactions among U.S. cities. We use a data set consisting of 1900-1990 metro area populations, and spatial measures including distance from the nearest larger city in a higher- tier, adjacency, and location within U.S. regions. We also date cities from their time of settlement. We find that among cities which enter the system, larg... read more
- Economic geography.
- Urban economics.
- Cities and towns--United States--Growth.
- Space in economics.
- Urbanization--United States.
- United States.
- Tufts University. Department of Economics.
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- Original publication
- Dobkins, Linda Harris and Yannis M. Ioannides. 2001. "Spatial interactions among U.S. cities: 1900-1990." Regional Science and Urban Economics 31(6): 701-731. doi:10.1016/S0166-0462(01)00067-9.