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  • Regional Cohesionby Piotr Pachura

    Physica-Verlag HD 2009; US$ 134.29

    This book presents an interdisciplinary analysis of EU regional cohesion based on a network and clusters approach. The author explores the question if and how the presence of network structures supports the effectiveness of transformation in EU regions, in particular with a focus on non-pecuniary factors of regional growth. For a theoretical foundation... more...

  • Controversies in Local Economic Developmentby Martin Perry

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Efforts to promote the economic development of individual localities engage the attention of academics, students and professionals. Many such analysts argue that competitive advantage can be fostered within local economies, complimenting the advent of a more globalised economy. Intensified efforts to build new economic foundations show no sign of... more...

  • The Citizens at Riskby Pedro Jacobi; Marianne Kjellen; Gordon McGranahan; Jacob Songsore; Charles Surjadi

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    Local environments such as cities and neighbourhoods are becoming a focal point for those concerned with environmental justice and sustainability. The Citizens at Risk takes up this emerging agenda and analyses the key issues in a refreshingly simple yet sophisticated style.Taking a comparative look at cities in Africa, Asia and Latin America, the... more...

  • The Little Data Book on Africa 2010by World Bank Group

    World Bank Publications 2010; US$ 9.99

    The Little Data Book on Africa 2010' is a pocket edition of 'Africa Development Indicators 2010'. It contains some 115 key indicators on economics, human development, governance, and partnership and is intended as a quick reference for users of the 'Africa Development Indicators 2010' book and African Development Indicators Online.... more...

  • Infrastructure Productivity Evaluationby Wouter Jonkhoff; Walter Manshanden

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 48.11

    With infrastructure and its use at the heart of current European political debate, this book has a clutch of distinguished economists set out policy practice and analytical tools for appraising infrastructure. They focus largely on Dutch and European practice. more...

  • Roots and Routes of Development in China and Indiaby Jos Gommans; Harriet Zurndorfer

    BRILL 2008; US$ 138.00

    This volume brings together some of the very best of half a century of enduring scholarship in the Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient. The selected articles show how historians have developed their understanding of economic and social change in China and India. As introduced by two of its current editors, these seminal studies... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Economyby Chetan Ghate

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 194.99

    India's remarkable economic growth in recent years has made it one of the fastest growing economies in the world. This Oxford Handbook reflects India's growing economic importance on the world stage, and features research on core topics by leading scholars to understand the Indian economic miracle and the obstacles India faces in transforming itself... more...

  • Urban Risk Assessmentsby Eric Dickson; Judy L. Baker; Daniel Hoornweg

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 24.99

    This book presents a framework, the Urban Risk Assessment, for assessing disaster and climate risk in cities which is intended to assist in decision-making, urban planning, and designing risk management programs. The approach seeks to strengthen coherence and consensus within and across cities in understanding and planning for risk from natural disasters... more...

  • From Neighborhoods to Nationsby Yannis M. Ioannides

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 75.00 US$ 68.25

    Just as we learn from, influence, and are influenced by others, our social interactions drive economic growth in cities, regions, and nations--determining where households live, how children learn, and what cities and firms produce. From Neighborhoods to Nations synthesizes the recent economics of social interactions for anyone seeking to understand... more...

  • Cooperation, Clusters, and Knowledge Transferby João J. Ferreira; Mário Raposo; Roel Rutten; Attila Varga

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 123.10

    Going beyond the traditional economic approach of clusters to include ?soft factors? in explaining regional competitiveness, this book highlights connections between inter-firm cooperation in regional clusters, innovation and regional networks, and more. more...