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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 99.95
In this title Luk Van Langenhove advances the concept of region building as an alternative to the construction of regions. He brings together, under one conceptual framework, different processes and concepts such as regional integration, federalism, and separatism and refines the social constructionist view on regions. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 124.95
This volume, comprised of authors from the U.S., Canada, Africa, and Europe, centers on the development, transformation, and role of geographic /regional economies-- specifically in the globalized, post-2009 era. The authors address topics that every region must consider in responding to idea age, globally competitive, regionally driven economies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
Working Regions focuses on policy aimed at building sustainable and resilient regional economies in the wake of the global recession. Using examples of four ? working regions? ? regions where research and design functions and manufacturing still coexist in the same cities ? the book argues for a new approach to regional economic development. It... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 200.00
Drawing on a rich literature and case study material from selected industries, and elaborating on key concepts such as firms and competencies, industries and industrial systems, and competitiveness and prosperity, this book sets out to answer three broad research questions: * What is competition about in today's economy? * Why do geographical areas... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 199.00
Beyond path dependency and competitive convergence: Institutional transfer from a discourse-analytical perspective.- Tacit knowledge, path dependency and local trajectories of growth.- Regional transformation and regional disequilibrium: New knowledge economies and their discontents.- Switching ties, recombining teams: Avoiding lock-in through project... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
Today, the study of regions is central to academic analysis and policy deliberation on how to respond to the rise of the knowledge economy. Regional Economies as Knowledge Laboratories illustrates how newer types of regional analysis - utilising scientometrics, knowledge services measures and university networks, and concepts such as knowledge life... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
A unique examination of why the quest for global free trade often forgets that trade liberalization is organized regionally rather than multilaterally. There are now more than 250 regional integration initiatives and this number is steadily increasing. This trend raises a key question: What is the impact of regional integration, both for the countries... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Examines regional innovation systems, agglomeration economics and knowledge spillovers. This book also examines the same concepts within an empirical framework. It focuses on the importance of proximity in the formation of regional innovation systems. It considers innovation and human capital as determinants of regional economic growth. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 159.00
Globalization is affecting regional economies in a broad spectrum of aspects, from labor market conditions and development policies to climate change. To understand better how this works, we need both conceptual and methodological contributions. We need new schemes to organize our thinking, direct our attention, and frame thought experiments on the... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 139.00
Investigates the dynamics of regional performance in advanced countries and the mechanisms that allow some regions to grow more rapidly than others. This work shows how the capability of regions to innovate is enhanced by a number of factors, including entrepreneurship, clustering, creativity, and technologies. more...