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Study on Applications of Supply and Demand Theory of Microeconomics and Physics Field Theory to Central Place Theory

@inproceedings{Nien2006StudyOA,
  title={Study on Applications of Supply and Demand Theory of Microeconomics and Physics Field Theory to Central Place Theory},
  author={Benjamin Chih-Chien Nien},
  year={2006}
}
This paper attempts to analyze “central place theory” of spatial economics based on “supply and demand theory” in microeconomics and “field theory” in physics, and also discuss their relationship. Three most important research findings are described below. Firstly, the concept of market equilibrium could be expressed in the mathematical form of physics field theory under proper hypothesis. That is because the most important aspect of field theory model is that complex analysis is taken as a key… 
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