Required (Access to) Texts:
Hoover, Edgar M. and Frank Giarratani,
An Introduction to Regional Economics [Full online text of 3rd, 1985
edition of the classic!]
- Schaffer, William A.,
Regional Impact Models , A WebBook,
1999, Regional Research Institute, WVU.
[author is professor at Georgia Institute of Technology School of Economics]
- Progressive Policy Institute,
The "New Economy" at federal,
state and metropolitan levels (Reports)
- Other Online Reports and Litarature (TBD)
Ready access to one of the texts used in Geog.207, for example
Amos, Orley M., Jr.
Growth Pole Cycles
[Professor of Economics]
Oklahoma State University , 1996.
... change is the only true constant in society. If it accomplishes
nothing else, change keeps our lives interesting. The lack of
would not only be exceedingly boring, it would also put
scholars and scientists out of work. Change gives science a
For the at the heart of all science is the fundamental
objective of explaining change. In economics and the social
sciences, the task is to explain and understanding a society that is
Anselin, Luc and Moss Madden. New Directions in Regional Analysis:
Integrated and Multi-Regional Approaches. Belhaven Press, London. 1990
*Bendavid-Val, A. Regional & Local Economic Analysis for
4th ed, 1991, (Paperback)
Boyce, David E. et al., eds., Regional Science: Retrospect and
Prospect. Springer 1991. [HT388.R44]
Cadwallader, Martin. Urban Geography: An Analytical Approach.
Prentice Hall 1996.
*Caffrey, John and Herbert H. Isaacs. Estimating the Impact of a
College or University on the
Local Community. American Council on Education.
Manuel. The Rise of the Network Society. (Volume I of
The Information Age: Economy, Society and Culture). Oxford: Blackwell
Davis, Craig H., Regional Economic Impact Analysis & Project
Evaluation. 1990/93, (Paperback) [192 pages, Paper ISBN
Craig, Demographic Projection Techniques for Regions and
Smaller Areas. [125 pages, Paper ISBN 0-7748-0501-3, $22.95]
* Goetz, Stephan J. (Penn State University)
Local Labor Markets, 1999, Regional Research Institute, WVU.
Regional Research Institute.
Goffman, Peter M. and Gene E. Likens, eds., Integrated Regional
Models: Interactions between Humans and their Environment. NY: Chapman &
Hall, 1994. [GE170.I58]
* Goetz, Stephan J.,
Migration and Local Labor Markets (The Web Book of Regional Science)
1999, Regional Research Institute, West Virginia University.
* Goodall, Dictionary of Human Geography. 1987 (Paperback)
Graham, Stephen. Marvin, Simon Telecommunications and the City:
Electronic Spaces, Urban Places. Routledge, 1996
Guy, Clifford. The Retail Development Process: Location, Property and
Planning. London: Routledge 1994. [HF5430.6.G7.G89]
Hewings, Geoffrey. Regional Input-Output Analysis. Sage 1985.
* Isard, Walter et al., Methods of Interregional and Regional
Analysis, Ashgate, 1998, $29.95 paperback. [HT391.M48 1998 OUGL Stacks]
[All authors: Isard-Walter; Azis-Iwan-J; Drannan-Matthew-P;
Miller-Ronald-E; Saltzman-Sidney; Thorbecke-Erik]
Isard, Walter. Methods of Regional Analysis. MIT, 1960.
Isard, Walter. Introduction to Regional Science. Prentice Hall, 1975.
Jones & Simmons, The Retail Environment, 1990 (Paperback)
* Klosterman, Richard E. Community Analysis and Planning
Techniques, 1990. (Paperback)
Krueckeberg, Donald A. and Arthur L. Silvers, Urban Planning
Analysis: Methods and Models. Wiley 1974.
Maki, Wilbur R. and Richard W. Lichty
Regional Economics: Concepts, Tools, Applications.
Iowa State University Press. 2000.
Technology & Economic Development, 1997 (2nd ed.)
Miernyk, William H. Input-Output Analysis. 1965.
The Geography of the New Economy,
Regional Research Institute, WVU. Revised 2000 [Full text!]
Richardson, Harry W. Regional Economics. University of Illinois Press
Richardson, Harry W. Input-Output and Regional Economics. 1972.
Rifkin, Jeremy. The End of Work: The Decline of the Global Labor
Force and the Dawn of the Post-Market Era. 1996.
Sen, A. & T.Smith. Gravity Models of Spatial Interaction Behavior,
Regional Science, Geography, Urban Planning, Civil
Transportation Systems, Engineering. For researchers.- Level:
Monograph. A. Sen, The University of Illinois, Chicago,...
* Stokey & Zeckhauser, A Primer for Policy Analysis, 1978
* Taaffe, Edward J., Howard L. Gauthier, and Morton E. O'Kelly. 1996.
Geography of Transportation, 2nd ed. [This is a
revision of a classic text by the two senior authors under same
title, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1973]
*Tiebout, Charles. Community
Economic Base Study. CED (Paperback,
out-of-print, buy a used copy if you find one)
* Weaver, Clyde. Regional Development and the Local Community:
Planning, Politics and Social Context. Wiley 1984. [HT391.W355]
Other Geog.350 Literature