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GLOSSARY

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Accessibility matrix (in network analysis)

Agglomeration economies

Alpha Index (network analysis)

Average propensity to consume

Baby Boom (regional economic significance of ...)

Benchmark region

Best-practice rule/method [for adjusting technical I/O coefficients over time]

Beta index (in network analysis)

Capital goods industry

Central City (in the context of Metropolitan area definition)

Central Place Theory

Closed I/O Model (or an I/O model is closed with respect to households or government activities)

CMSA

Coefficient of localization

Coefficient of specialization

Cohort vs. life stage

Cohort survival analysis

Collapsed row model (Tiebout, Community Economic Base Study)

Column vector

Compositional structure

Composition effect (shift and share analysis)

Connection matrix (network analysis)

  • also called "connectivity matrix" or "adjacency matrix"
  • as different from accessibility matrix

Consumption function

Conway, Richard (Dick)

  • "Special Topic: Multipliers" (Class Handout) [from: Economic Forecaster, Feb.1999]

Dependent & independent variables

Diameter of a network

Differential effect (shift and share analysis)

Direct Coefficients (I/O analysis)

Distance elasticity of demand

Diversification (Regional diversification)

Economic base theory and analysis

Economic impact analysis

Economies of scale or "scale economies"

Economies of agglomeration or "agglomeration economies"

Elasticity of demand

Endogenous variable

Engel's law or Engel's curve

Exogenous variable

Externalities, external economies (such as agglomeration economies)

Fertility rates: General, age-specific, etc.) [as different from ("raw") birth rates]

Forward & backward linkages

Functional region

Gamma Index (Network analysis)

Gravity model

Homogeneous region

Hotelling, Harold

Hoover, Edgar (No, not the former long-time FBI director)

"Income created per dollor of local consumption sales" ("icles")

Income elasticity of demand

Induced effects (as different from "indirect" ( = inter-industry) effects)

Input-Output analysis

Intermediate products

Labor productivity

Land-intensive activity

Leontief inverse / Leontief coefficients

Localization coefficient (as different from a specialization coefficient)

Localization economies

Location quotient

Location quotient: Assumptions made when using LQ for identifying a region's economic base

Lowry model (spatial allocation model)

Marginal propensity to consume

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

Model

Multiplier [see also: regional employment- or income multiplier]

  • Types of multipliers
  • Variable sizes of multipliers
  • Stability of multipliers (types of instabilities)

Net out- (or in-) migration

Nodal degree

Nodal region

Nodes

"Non-basic" activities

PMSA

Population pyramid

Price elasticity of demand

Primary, secondary, tertiary activities

Probability

Producer service(s)

Product cycle

Production function

Propensity to consume locally (pcl)
(variable with/ responsive to level of income?)

Quaternary activities

Quinary activities

Roundabout production

Reaction coefficient

Regional coefficients (as different from "technical" coefficients)

Regional economic development

Regional employment or income multipliers (size of multiplier tends to respond to which variables? [and under what conditions?])

Regional Science

Row vector

Schaffer, William

Shift & share analysis

Short-term multiplier (as different from long-term m.) [see Tiebout, Ch.6]

SIC classification

Spatial demand function/ or curve

Spatial differentation

Structure & structural change

Taaffe (Edward) and (Howard) Gauthier: Geography of Transportation

  • Readings & Handout "Structural analysis of transportation networks"

Technical coefficients (as different from "regional" coefficients)

Tiebout, Charles

Transactions Table (as different from Coefficients Table)

Transition (probability) matrix

Ullman, Edward L.

Uniform (or homogenous) region


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