Chapter 1:
Introduction
Chapter 2:
Spatial microeconomics
- What has gone wrong with cities and regions
- The emerging integrated approach to urban and regional planning
- Spatial economics
- Transport demand analysis
- Book overview
- Classical spatial microeconomics: the model of Von Thünen
- Neoclassical spatial economics: the model of Alonso
- State-of-the-art in spatial microeconomics
- Some conclusions about neoclassical spatial models
Chapter 3:
Spatial interaction: gravity and entropy
Chapter 4:
Random utility theory and discrete choice models
- The economic interpretation of the gravity model
- Random utility principles
- Entropy maximizing and random utility compared
- Deriving the multinomial logit model
- Decision chains and hierarchies
- The problem of scale in the logit model
- Assuming a multiplicative error term
- Concluding remarks
- Evolution of gravity models
- Entropy maximizing derivation of the gravity model
- Microeconomic and spatial interaction models compared
Chapter 5:
The spatial input-output model
Chapter 6:
The discrete model of activities and land choice
- Origins of input-output analysis
- Leontief's basic input-output model
- Deriving the spatial input-output model
- Integration of the spatial input-output model with the transport model
- Concluding remarks
- Working of the real estate system
- The land choice model with substitutions
- Location, accessibility and habitability
- Real estate supply choices with substitutions
- Summary
Chapter 7:
Transport choices
Chapter 8:
Calibration and parameter estimation
- The four-steps model and the user-equilibrium paradigm
- Multimodal networks and transport choices
- Calculation of trip options
- Combined modal split and assignment
- Multimodal capacity constraint
- Examples of multimodal networks
- Concluding remarks
- Estimating land demand choice models
Chapter 9:
Practical applications
Chapter 10:
Conclusions: the way ahead
- Urban and metropolitan applications
- Regional and national applications