Jean-Paul Rodrigue (2013), New York:
Routledge, 416 pages.
Author: Dr. Jean-Paul Rodrigue
Characteristics of the economic activity.
Factors behind the suitability of a site.
Listing of the location requirements of a firm. Identification of
the location factors of a region. Cross-verification of the location
factors of the firm and the region. Assumption that firms wish to
maximize their profit by selecting an appropriate location.
Although distance-based and mechanistic location analysis tools
can be subject to criticism as they do not capture well, if at all,
social and political aspects, still they offer an approach which