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  • Interactive Learning for Innovationby Professor Björn Terje Asheim; Dr Mario Davide Parrilli

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 110.00

    This volume highlights the importance of interactive, practice-based learning as a means to promote more thorough innovation dynamics in regional and national economies. Successful experiences in Scandanavia and southern European countries are examined, with insightful policy lessons extracted from each case. more...

  • Building rural roadsby Bjørn Johannessen

    International Labour Office 2009; US$ 40.00

    The purpose of this manual is to provide technical staff ranging from site supervisors to engineers with a technical reference which details commonly used work methods and best practices for constructing rural roads. It describes all phases of works management from the initial stages of identification and design, through technical planning, work organization,... more...

  • Handbook of Regional Innovation and Growthby Philip Cooke; Bjorn Terje Asheim; Ron Boschma

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 60.00

    Today, economic growth is widely understood to be conditioned by productivity increases which are, in turn, profoundly affected by innovation. This volume explores these key relationships between innovation and growth, bringing together experts from both fields to compile a unique Handbook. The Handbook considers innovation from fresh perspectives,... more...

  • Crisis Of The Stateby Bruce Kapferer; BjA¸rn Enge Bertelsen

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 34.95

    Analyzing both historical contexts and geographical locations, this volume explores the continuous reformation of state power and its potential in situations of violent conflict. The state, otherwise understood as an abstract and transcendent concept in many works on globalization in political philosophy, is instead located and analyzed here as... more...

  • Nordic Paths To Modernityby JA³hann PA¡ll Arnason; BjA¶rn Wittrock

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 34.95

    Within the growing attention to the diverse forms and trajectories of modern societies, the Nordic countries are now widely seen as a distinctive and instructive case. While discussions have centred on the ?Nordic model? of the welfare state and its record of adaptation to the changing global environment of the late twentieth century, this volume?s... more...

  • Learning Regional Innovationby Marianne Ekman; Björn Gustavsen; Björn Terje Asheim; Öyvind Pålshaugen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 120.00

    Participation and social responsibility in innovation is the core theme of this book. Both are issues of organization and not of ethics, or the enforcement of other forms of obligations on individual actors. The need is for a democratization of innovation that can make innovation open to broad participation. more...

  • Aromatase Inhibitorsby B.J.A. Furr

    Springer 2006; US$ 169.00

    Many breast tumours are dependent upon oestrogen for their development and continued growth. The inhibition of oestrogen synthesis is most readily achieved by inhibiting the final step in the pathway of oestrogen biosynthesis, the reaction which transforms androgens into oestrogens by creating an aromatic ring in the steroid molecule. more...

  • Risk Analysisby Terje Aven

    Wiley 2008; US$ 109.00

    Everyday we face decisions that carry an element of risk and uncertainty. The ability to analyze, predict, and prepare for the level of risk entailed by these decisions is, therefore, one of the most constant and vital skills needed for analysts, scientists and managers. Risk analysis can be defined as a systematic use of information to identify hazards,... more...

  • Misconceptions of Riskby Terje Aven

    Wiley 2011; US$ 83.00

    We all face risks in a variety of ways, as individuals, businesses and societies. The discipline of risk assessment and risk management is growing rapidly and there is an enormous drive for the implementation of risk assessment methods and risk management in organizations. There are great expectations that these tools provide suitable frameworks for... more...

  • Quantitative Risk Assessmentby Terje Aven

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 54.00

    Enables readers to improve risk assessments and how they use them, by grounding their practice on scientific principles. more...