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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 165.00
The complexity of transportation systems and their negative social and environmental effects are today at the centre of attention. This book focuses on the impact of institutions and regulatory systems on transport systems and travel behaviour. While institutions appear to play an important role in the economic success of many countries, this book... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 150.00
This book provides an analysis of the existing economic dynamics and factors contributing to entrepreneurship in China. Featuring contributions from prominent authors such as Zoltan Acs and Jian Gao, it first poses a theoretical question of whether entrepreneurship exists in China and, if so, the extent and form it takes. This book also examines whether... more...
- Springer New York 2008; US$ 179.00
In recent years there has been increased focus on understanding the dynamic relationships among entrepreneurship, policymaking, and economic growth. At the heart of research, debate, and practical application is the question: "Under what conditions can entrepreneurship flourish?" And the corollary: "To what degree does encouraging entrepreneurship... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00
Presents an overview of research on regional competition and co-operation. This work attempts to develop the understanding of the new role of regions and their behaviour, addressing questions such as how and why do regions compete? How does competition between border regions operate? And which regions are successful and which regions fail? more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
Increasingly, endogenous factors and processes are being emphasized as drivers in regional economic development and growth. This 15 chapter book is unique in that it commences by presenting five disciplinary takes on endogenous development from the perspectives of economics, geography, sociology, planning and organizational management. Several chapters... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
The introduction of endogenous growth theory has led to new interest in the role of the entrepreneur as an agent driving technical change at the local regional level. This book examines theoretical and methodological issues surrounding the interface of the entrepreneur in regional growth dynamics on the one hand and on the other presents illuminating... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 189.00
Effective and qualitative insights into today?s key concepts and models in regional growth are a much-needed commodity. This volume surveys their spatial roots, impact, and the survival of new establishments using evidence-based analysis of non-European data. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00
This original and instructive new book defines and explores the concept of knowledge as the talent, skills, know-how and understanding embodied in individuals. The distinguished contributors advance the current research frontier in three novel directions which focus on: the role of human capital and talent for creativity, entrepreneurship and regional... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
This book highlights the role of entrepreneurship, social capital and governance for regional economic development. In recent decades, many researchers have claimed that entrepreneurship is the most critical factor in sustaining regional economic growth. However, most entrepreneurship research is undertaken without considering the fundamental importance... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 239.00
This book examines emerging hypotheses, new methods and theoretic developments in regional economic development. It offers a diverse set of case studies, ranging from a focus on Europe, Central and East Asia and North America. more...