Central Place Theory is summarized.
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...istaller's & Loesch's. They make the same assumptions but come to different conclusions.
Christaller's approach to Central Place Theory is characterized by its emphasis on market principles:
- the profits of the producers of a given good should be maximized
- this is accomplished when the number of central places (and therefore producers) is kept to a minimum.
Christaller suggests that it is the range of the good produced (remember: range here means the maximum distance in which a good can be ...