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Human Geography: Industry and Services

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About the port of Rotterdam:http://www.portofrotterdam.com

About Nike: http://www.nikebiz.com/company_overview

About Wal-Mart’s influence on Bentonville, Arkansas: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/walmart

American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO): www.aflcio.org

Banaian , King and MacDonald , Richard A . 2005. St. Cloud Area Quarterly Business Report 7( 2): Paper 6:  repository.stcloudstate.edu/scqbr/6/

Bureau of Economic Analysis, Regional Economic Accountshttp://www.bea.gov/regional/index.htm

BusinessWeek : www.businessweek.com

Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science. CSISS Classics www.csiss.org/classics/

Clark University. Economic Geography http://www.clarku.edu/econgeography/

Economy.com. T he Dismal Scientist www.economy.com

Economic History Association: http://eh.net/

Economics Junkie: www.economicsjunkie.com/

Engardio , Pete . 2006 . The Future of Outsourcing: How It ’s Transforming Whole Industries and Changing the Way We Work .  BusinessWeek ( Jan. 30 ): www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/06_05/b3969401.htm

Executive Office of the President, Council of Economic Advisers. Economic Report of the President http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/cea/economic-report-of-the-President/2013

Fortune, Inc.: www.fortune.com

Glaeser , E.J. 2005. Smart Growth: Education, Skilled Workers, and the Future of Cold-Weather Cities www.hks.harvard.edu/var/ezp_site/storage/fckeditor/file/pdfs/centers-programs/centers/taubman/skilledcities.pdf

Glaeser, E.L. 2005. Urban Colossus: Why is New York America's Largest City? http://www.nber.org/papers/w11398

Google Finance: www.google.com/finance

Li & Fung Group Research Centre. Industrial Clusters [in China] Series: www.lifunggroup.com/eng/knowledge/research.php?report=industrial

Nobel Prize. All Prizes in Economic Sciences www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/economics/laureates/

North American Industry Classification System Association: www.naics.com

Public Citizen. Global Trade Watch www.citizen.org/trade/nafta/index.cfm

Rodrigue , Jean-Paul , Claude Comtois , and Brian Slack . 2009 . The Geography of Transport Systems (2nd ed.). Companion Website: http://people.hofstra.edu/geotrans

Statistics Canada: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/start-debut-eng.html

The Atlantic Monthly Business www.theatlantic.com/business/

The Economist www.economist.com.

The Motley Fool: www.fool.com

The Street: www.thestreet.com

The Wall Street Journal http://online.wsj.com/public/us

U.S. Census Bureau. County Business Patterns http://www.census.gov/econ/cbp/

U.S. Department of Labor: www.dol.gov

University of Virginia, Geospatial and Statistical Data Center. County Business Patterns http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/cbp