Applications of the Expansion Method by John Jones III, Emilio Casetti, John Paul Jones III

By John Jones III, Emilio Casetti, John Paul Jones III

The disciplines of the social sciences have became to types to spot and outline relationships among serious variables. The dynamism of those variables can render versions insufficient. the growth procedure presents a method of reintroducing the complexities of the genuine global with no destroying the types within the strategy. As such, the growth process is geography's reaction to the theories of social sciences. As a strategy, it offers a scientific method acceptable for the research of contextual variability in nearly any empirical examine environment. As a study paradigm, the growth process means that the contextual variability of basic strategies be on the leading edge of social medical research. this can be the 1st e-book to assemble researchers with pursuits within the growth process. The authors research the theoretical implications of the paradigm, give a contribution methodological advances, and supply numerous purposes in important components, together with inhabitants, city structures, social coverage research, monetary improvement and distant sensing.

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L. (1977) ‘Toward a strategy of growth paths’, Environment and Planning A 9: 675–9. Gershenkron, A. (1962) Economic Backwardness in Historical Perspective, New York, Washington, and London: Praeger. Glover, D. L. (1975) ‘The effects of population density upon infra-structure: the case of road building’, Economic Development and Cultural Change 23:453–68. J. Bernardo et al. (eds) Bayesian Statistics, Valencia University Press. Gujarati, D. (1970a) ‘Use of dummy variables in testing for equality between sets of coefficients in two linear regressions: a note’, American Statistician 24:50–2.

The technique discussed by Gujarati (1970a, b) can be thought of as involving expansions in terms of dummy variables for the purpose of determining whether regressions are significantly different over data subsets. ) can also be conceptualized as involving expansions in terms of time and/or timelagged variables and variates. Also, some substantively oriented contributions suggest themselves as the product of ‘expansions’. For instance, the introduction of neutral technological 26 THE DUAL EXPANSION METHOD progress into a Cobb-Douglas production function involves what in the expansion method terminology would be called the expansion of a coefficient into a linear function of time.

A. P. (1985) ‘Spatial variation in migration processes and development: a Costa Rican example of conventional modeling augmented by the expansion method’, Demography 22:327–52. Casetti, E. (1972) ‘Generating models by the expansion method: applications to geographic research’, Geographical Analysis 4: 81–91. ——(1973) ‘Testing for spatial temporal trends: an application to urban population density trends using the expansion method’, Canadian Geographer 17:127–37. ——(1979) ‘A class of differential equations relating rates and levels of economic development’, Modeling and Simulation 10: 1419–23.

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