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Urban Diseconomies

  • By: John P. Blair
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Urban diseconomies refer to cost increases that occur as a result of urban growth. Globalization has created nodes of commerce and information that stimulate the expansion of urban areas. Consequently, an increasing number of places must confront problems associated with ...

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