Chapter 11. Urbanization, Structural Duality Between Urban and Rural Areas, and Economic Development

  1. Xiaokai Yang

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470752036.ch11

Economic Development and the Division of Labor

Economic Development and the Division of Labor

How to Cite

Yang, X. (ed) (2003) Urbanization, Structural Duality Between Urban and Rural Areas, and Economic Development, in Economic Development and the Division of Labor, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470752036.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631220039

Online ISBN: 9780470752036

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Keywords:

  • urbanization;
  • endogenization;
  • consumption;
  • rural farmers;
  • food

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • WHY AND HOW CITIES EMERGE FROM THE DIVISION OF LABOR

  • THE FUJITA—KRUGMAN MODEL OF URBANIZATION BASED ON A TRADE-OFF BETWEEN ECONOMIES OF SCALE AND TRANSACTION COSTS

  • EMERGENCE OF A STRUCTURAL DUALITY OF URBAN AND RURAL AREAS FROM THE DIVISION OF LABOR

  • WHY CAN THE GEOGRAPHICAL CONCENTRATION OF TRANSACTIONS IMPROVE TRANSACTION EFFICIENCY?

  • SIMULTANEOUS ENDOGENIZATION OF LEVEL OF DIVISION OF LABOR, LOCATION PATTERN OF RESIDENCES, GEOGRAPHICAL PATTERN OF TRANSACTIONS, AND LAND PRICES