Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science
Robert W. Fogel, The Argument for Wagons and Canals, 1964. CSISS Classics
- Author(s): Corbett, John
- Editor(s): Janelle, Donald
- et al.
In Railroads and American Economic Growth, Fogle illustrates how the interpretation of economic history is enhanced through a spatial perspective. He uses distance buffers to represent ease of transport and to assess the likely impacts of regional economic expansion associated with different scenarios of change in transport technology.