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What each model says or does!

Multiple Nuclei Model City develops in multiple niches
Sector Model city develops in a series of sectors
First Major Linguistic Hypothesis before indo-european there was proto-indo-european
International Trade Model of Economic Growth 1. Traditional Society 2. Preconditions for take off 3.Take Off 4. Drive to maturity 5. age of mass comsumption
Gravity model predict movement of people, information, and commodities between cities and even continents.
Demographic Transition Model 1. high birth and death 2. high birth low death 3. declining birth low death 4. low birth and death
Self Sufficiency or Balanced Model Growth a country should spend investment equally across all regions
International Division of Labor low cost jobs and primary jobs in LDCs tertiary and higher in MDCs
Rimland Theory Rule eurasia= rule rimland= rules world
Heartland theory rule europe= rules heartland= rules world
Malthus Model of Growth People multiply exponentially, food doesn't Problems: didn't see use of condoms, way more agricultural improvements didn't acknowledge that there isn't a lack of food but a unequal distribution of food
Core-Periphery Model explains why one part of country develops and the rest doesn't
Capitalist World Economy 1. core countries= rich nations 2. periphery countries = low income 3. semi-periphery countries = somewhere in between
Dependency theory responsibility of global poverty on MDCs for exploiting LDCs
Epidemiologic Transition Model 1. pestilance and famine 2. pandemics 3. degenerative 4. delayed degenerative 5. return of infectious diseases
Von thunens Model 1. city 2. dairy 3. forestry 4. crop rotation 5. enclosed field 6. crop and pasture 7. grazing
Least Cost Theory firms will locate their production facilities in a place that minimizes transportation costs
Central Place Theory how services are distributed and why a regular pattern of settlement
Concentric Zone Model 1. CBD 2. zones of transition 3. zone of independent homes 4. high class 5. commuters zone
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