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Quiz #2 (Geography 207, January 25, 2000)

(http://faculty.washington.edu/krumme/207/00/quiz2.html)

Select 5 (five) from the following 7 items (3 points each + 1 Bonus pt). First, please define and/or identify the name or the term's conceptual meaning. If appropriate, you may also want to suggest briefly why this concept may be relevant or how it may be used in Economic Geography. Please write legibly!

(1) Who was Alfred Weber?

  Class Handout & Stutz


(2) What is a curvilinear transport-cost (or line-haul cost) function as explained in class and in Stutz?

  Stutz, p.166


(3) What are "economies of agglomeration" and "diseconomies of agglomeration"?

  Class notes! (covered repeatedly!) & Glossary


(4) What is a "location quotient" (LQ)?

  Class notes (first day of class and later) | Glossary


(5) Briefly explain the "Engel's Law"?

  Class notes & Glossary


(6) What is meant by the "demographic equation"?

  Stutz, p.62


(7) What does Stutz refer to as the "Fifth Kondratiev cycle"?

  Stutz, p.385


BONUS: What is meant by the "digital divide" ? (Turn page for your answer)

  Digital Divide or "Website of the Week" (see 207 Cover Page).



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