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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.

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