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  1. economic geography(noun)

    the branch of geography concerned with the production and distribution of commodities

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  1. Economic geography

    Economic geography is the study of the location, distribution and spatial organization of economic activities across the world. It has historically been regarded as a subfield of the discipline of geography; however, in recent decades many economists have approached the field in ways more typical of the discipline of economics. Economic geography has taken a variety of approaches to many different subject matters, including but not limited to the location of industries, economies of agglomeration, transportation, international trade, economic development, real estate, gentrification, ethnic economies, gendered economies, core-periphery theory, the economics of urban form, the relationship between the environment and the economy, and globalization.

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