Marketplaces: Prospects for Social, Economic, and Political Development

  title={Marketplaces: Prospects for Social, Economic, and Political Development},
  author={Alfonso Morales},
  journal={Journal of Planning Literature},
  pages={17 - 3}
  • A. Morales
  • Published 1 February 2011
  • Economics
  • Journal of Planning Literature
This article summarizes what we know about marketplaces in the United States, relates that knowledge to a research agenda on the subject, and makes suggestions for planning practice. This review accomplishes these three goals beginning with a historical review of marketplaces, focused mostly on the United States. The research literature on marketplaces is reviewed from political, economic, social, and health perspectives with suggestions for further basic and applied research. In short, the… 
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