A note on the size distribution of cities over time.

@article{Parr1985ANO,
  title={A note on the size distribution of cities over time.},
  author={John B. Parr},
  journal={Journal of urban economics},
  year={1985},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={199-212}
}
"The Pareto Law of Income Distribution is applied to the analysis of city size structures. Particular concern is focused on the Pareto coefficient as a measure of interurban concentration, and on how this varies through time within a nation. On the basis of evidence from 12 nations, it is argued that over time a nation tends to display a U-shaped pattern in the degree of interurban concentration, and that the higher a nation's overall level of development, the more advanced it will be in the… CONTINUE READING