Table of Contents

Urban and Real Estate Economics

Helsley, Robert W. 2016. Urban and Real Estate Economics. Vancouver, BC: UBC Real Estate Division.

  • Chapter 1 - Themes and Variations
    Introduction
    Urban and Real Estate Economics
    Themes
    Variations
    Review: Market Areas and Central Places
    Bibliographic Notes
    References
  • Chapter 2 - Microeconomic Analysis
    Introduction
    Demand and Supply
    Equilibrium
    Welfare
    Market Failure
    Summary
    References
  • Chapter 3 - The Structure and Growth of Regional Economies
    Introduction
    The Spatial Distribution of Economic Activity
    The Economic Structure of Canada's Regional Economies a Demand and Supply Model of Regional Growth and Development
    Regional Multipliers
    Firm Location
    Increasing Returns and Economic Geography
    Summary
    References
  • Chapter 4 - Urban Development
    Introduction
    Cities: Economic, Popular, Political, and Statistical
    Increasing Returns and Economic Cities
    Agglomeration Economies
    The Benefits and Costs of Concentration
    Optimum and Equilibrium City Sizes
    The Role of Land Developers
    Specialization and the System of Cities
    Summary
    References
  • Chapter 5 - Land Market Fundamentals
    Introduction
    Rent and Economic Profit
    The Value of Land for Condominiums
    Bid Rent, Land Rent, and Land Use
    Land Rent and Location
    The Shape of the Bid Rent Function
    Summary
    References
  • Chapter 6 - A Monocentric City
    Introduction
    A Monocentric City
    Household Location and Urban Land Rent
    Bid Rent, Equilibrium Land Rent and City Size
    Several Land Uses
    Summary
    References
  • Chapter 7 - Suburbanization, Subcentres and Sprawl
    Introduction
    Testing the Monocentric Model
    Suburbanization
    Subcentres and Contemporary Cities
    The Economics of Urban Sprawl
    Summary
    References
  • Chapter 8 - Time and Urban Growth
    Introduction
    The Spatial Growth of a City
    Redevelopment
    Land Development With Foresight
    Property Prices and Urban Growth
    Summary
    References
  • Chapter 9 - Transportation and Congestion Introduction
    Travel and Congestion in Cities
    The Basic Economics of Road Use
    Solutions to the Congestion Problem
    Congestion and Land Use
    Summary
    References
  • Chapter 10 - Housing and Housing Markets
    Introduction
    The Housing Market: Submarkets and Housing Services
    Consumer Choice and Individual Demand
    Market Demand
    Housing Supply
    Housing in a Monocentric City
    Hedonic Pricing
    Filtering
    Summary
    References
  • Chapter 11 - Real Estate Markets
    Introduction
    The Unique Characteristics of Real Estate Markets
    The Space Market
    The Asset Market
    Capitalization Rates and Their Determinants
    Construction, Depreciation and Changes in the Stock of Space
    Equilibrium
    Changes in the Economic Environment
    Summary
    References
  • Chapter 12 - Local Government and Land Use Regulation
    Introduction
    Governments and Jurisdictions
    Local Government
    Zoning
    Summary
    References