Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science
Alfred Weber, Theory of the Location of Industries, 1909. CSISS Classics
- Author(s): Fearon, David
- Editor(s): Janelle, Donald
- et al.
With the publication of Über den Standort der Industrie (Theory of the Location of Industries) in 1909, Alfred Weber developed a general theory of industrial location. His model took into account spatial factors for finding the optimal location and minimal cost for manufacturing plants.