Week 2

21. The Major Space-Differentiating Forces & Location Factors


21A: Spatial-Economic Forces
  1. Economic Frictions of Space:
    Transport & Communication Costs


  2. Land: Scarcity and Dependence
    Intensity of Land Use vs. Land Intensity of Activities


  3. Economies (Benefits) resulting from Agglomeration


Additional Forces and Factors:
B. More Micro (Behavioral) Forces
C. More Macro Contexts


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