Select two (2) of the following three (sets of) questions: (10 minutes)
(green = correct answer)
- Select one:
- What is the function of the 'critical isodapane' when applied
to agglomeration analysis?
- Explain why the use of a family of isodapanes precludes
substitution between material inputs in Weber's location model.
- Explain why one of these statements reflects the "wrong"
(not accepted) use of the terms "agglomeration economies" (or "economies
- Agglomeration economies are physical, close-proximity
groupings of related businesses creating benefits (savings, cost
reductions etc.) for each other; or
- Agglomeration economies are benefits (savings, cost
reductions, etc.) resulting from the spatial clustering of activities
- Which of the following statements is the "correct" one?
"The "Material Index" is a measure
- relating the different inputs (needed to produce a
final product) to
each other, i.e. similar to a 'production function'."
- relating the weight of the localized inputs to the
of the outputs."
- of the spatial concentration of the materials
required in a
What was the function/role of this
"Material Index" in Weber's analysis?