economic geography

economic geography
economic geography ˌeconomic geˈography noun [uncountable]
the way in which industries and wealth are distributed in an area, and the effect that the countryside and weather conditions etc have on this:

• The rise of the tourist industry has changed the economic geography of Britain.

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economic geography UK US noun [U] ECONOMICS
the way in which economic activity and the money created by it are distributed in a particular country or in the world: »

Air transport transformed the economic geography of the world.

the study of where economic activity occurs and why: »

The two main branches of economic geography raise questions that are entirely familiar to geographers.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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