The Not-for-Profit Domain: Toward a Regional and Location Theory

  • Thomas A. Reiner
  • Julian Wolpert

Abstract

Location Theory, and subsequently Regional Science, have their founda-tions in the study of enterprise: the farm, the factory, the shop. Later, analysis has been extended to embrace the conglomerate, the service provider, and components of the firm (such as back office work). The behaviour of locationally responsive consumers, commuters and travellers has also been the subject of study. More recent development of the field has seen increasing attention paid to the public sector: in making location decisions about its own activities (as in placement of a police station or a health unit), in the conflict such decisions generate, and in the way sanctions and rewards are used to manage individual and entrepreneurial actions, including those related to location of enterprises.

Keywords

Income Marketing Assure Burial Conglomerate 

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  • Julian Wolpert

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