The Economy of Cities

Jacobs, Jane
Publisher:  Vintage Books, New York, USA
Year Published:  1970  
Pages:  268pp  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX7399

Ideas about what makes cities rich or poor, how cities grow, and how city growth affects national economies.

Abstract: 
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Table of Contents

1. Cities First - Rural Development Later
2. How New Work Begins
3. The Valuable Inefficiencies and Impracticalities of Cities
4. How Cities Start Growing
5. Explosive City Growth
6. How Large Cities Generate Exports
7. Capital for City Economic Development
8. Some Patterns of Future Development

Appendices
Index

Subject Headings

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