formulated a theory of industrial location: an industry is located where the transportation costs of raw materials and final product is a minimum.
a location where transfer is possible from one mode of transportation to another.
human-made goods, tools, machines, and buildings used to produce other goods and services.
the ability of an individual to carry out a particular economic activity.
buisness that provide services primarily to individual consumers.
the tendency for cultures to become more alike as they increasingly share technology and organizational structures in a modern world united by inproved transportation and communication systems.
the process of consolidation small landholdings into a smaller number of larger farms in England during the 18th century.
alternative to international trade that emphasizes small buisness and worker owned and democratically run cooperatives.
a workshop or factory for casting metal
carious social theories anbout production and related socio-economic phenomena.
a model that holds the potantial use of a service at a particular location is directly related to the number of people in a location and inversly related to the distance people must travel to reach the service.
a small settlement, generally one smaller than a villiage
the central, or most inportant part of a country, area, or field of activity
the area surrounding a town or port and served by it.
located in Germany
a national barrier that prevents the passage of information or ideas between political entities, in particular.
labor costs make up a high % of total expenses
a small to medium sized settlement formed around a transportation route
a very large, heavily populated city or urban complex
organization for economic cooperation and development
the value of a particular product compared to the amount of labor needed to make it.
the maximum distance people are willing to travel to use a service
a pattern of settlements in a country, such as the nth largest settlement is 1/n the population of the largest settlement.
stony waste matter seperated from metals during the smelting or refining of ore
a fabric made by weaving, used in making clothing
the minimum number of people needed to support a service
the gross value of the product minus the costs of raw materials and energy
produced a model of development in the 1950's
a rectangular stepped tower, sometimes surmounted by a temple.