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Economic Definition of regional economics. Defined.

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Term regional economics Definition: The economic study of regions based on the consideration of space, transportation cost, and location in production and consumption decisions. Regional economics studies a wide variety of topics, including the migration of labor, the macroeconomic activity in cities and states, and the location choices of firms. A closely related area of study that focuses on economic activity within and between cities is termed urban economics.


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