Six of the eight terms below will appear on the exam; you will be asked to define five. Maximum: two sentences for each definition.
Localization economies - define and be able to list three examples.
Benefits that arise from spatial concentration of many firms in the same industry. Examples: shared intermediate inputs; labour pooling; knowledge spillovers.
Urban sprawl low-density development ... which separates where people live from where they shop, work and recreate – requiring cars to travel between zones.
Industrial revenue bond (IRB) loan to buy land, facility or equipment; financed by investor, issued by city
‘Minus-sum’ effects (refer to Eisinger reading) foregone tax revenues
Neo-liberalism extension of market principles to all spheres of life, incl. provision of public goods Fiscal zoning – define and provide an example excludes households that would impose a fiscal burden on local government
(use of services relative to taxes paid) Tacit knowledge – know the definition and know what facilitates the exchange of this kind of knowledge (refer to discussion in Rutland and O’Hagan article).
‘Trickle-down’ effect (relating to core-periphery relations)
Short answer questions:
Three of the four questions below will appear on the exam and you will be asked to address all three. Maximum: Three sentences for each question.
a) According to Filion (2010), what distinguishes the