Relevance and Criticism of Von Thunen Model

Criticism of Von Thunen Model is based on its unidimensional character which is based in a medieval European setting. In Europe, the cropping intensity declines away from North-Western Europe. Similarly, the land-use zones are elongated along the cross-continental railways. The cropping intensity declines as one moves away from these modes of rapid transport. Due to … Read more

Von Thunen Model of Land Use and Rent

Von Thunen Model of land use and rent was given by J.H. Von Thunen, a German. He observed and analyzed the receipts of rent and distribution of agricultural activities in and around his estate in Rostok, Maclenburg, Germany and came to propose his model to determine the land-use around a city. Basic Idea of Von … Read more