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L02EconomicBaseA0304 - GES 1310 Comprehending the City Dr....

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GES 1310 Comprehending the City Dr. HUANG Y. Lucy Department of Geography and Resource Management The Chinese University of Hong Kong Economic Base of a City ¾ Roles of a city ¾ Open City System ¾ Functions of city systems È Internal functions È External functions Labor force in the city ¾ One important aspect of the economy in the city ¾ Character of labor force ¾ Structure of labor force Economic sectors in the city ¾ By industry groups ¾ By the spatial relationship between location of the producer and location of the consumer È Basic sector: production of goods and services for consumers outside the city boundary È Non-basic sector: production of goods and services to satisfy the needs of the population in the city. Non-basic sector: Other names used ¾ Basic sector È Export, Exportable, External, Nonlocalized, Primary, City-forming, Urban growth, Independent, Surplus ¾ Nonbasic sector È Local, Internal, Service, Localized, Secondary, City-serving, Ancillary, Dependent, Residentiary Types of movements in the basic and non-basic sectors of the urban economy ¾ Non-basic sector: È I. From production site to local consumer È II. Local consumer to production site ¾ Basic sector: È III. From production site to nearby consumer È IV. Nearby consumer to production site È V. From production site to distant consumer 1
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