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  • Vector Calculus in Regional Development Analysisby Kesra Nermend

    Springer 2009; US$ 139.00

    This work seeks to propose a methodological basis for regional development analysis based on vector calculus. Existing taxonomic methods are developed further in order to assess regions and micro-regions with regard to their socio-economic and environmental development. In addition to its methodological contribution, this book thus contributes to a... more...

  • Innovation System Frontiersby Brian Wixted

    Springer 2009; US$ 169.00

    Economic transformations in the world economy are progressing in two divergent directions - international production fragmentation and industrial agglomeration. Based on the data analysis and using models of interdependencies between key economies, this book analyses innovation systems that cross national borders. more...

  • Lessons for the Urban Centuryby Patricia Clarke Annez

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99

    The world’s urban population doubled between 1970 and 2008, growing from 1.5 billion to 3 billion people. Future world population growth will be concentrated in developing countries—the majority in medium-size and smaller cities and towns. International institutions and governments alike face the challenge of efficiently financing the massive... more...

  • Regional Cohesionby Piotr Pachura

    Springer 2009; US$ 169.00

    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...

  • Regional Policy, Economic Growth and Convergenceby Juan R. Cuadrado-Roura

    Springer 2009; US$ 149.00

    Spain represents, without any doubt, a very rich and interesting case-study regarding regional problems and regional development policies. This book intends to analyze the regional policies practiced, their objectives, instruments and effects, and provide an analysis on the impact of investments in infrastructure, human capital and other factors. more...

  • Controversies in Local Economic Developmentby Martin Perry

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    This book will discuss seven controversies in local economic development, including knowledge and learning, the provision of resources to nurture entrepreneurial talent, innovation, clusters of enterprise and inward investment. 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Cost-Minimizing Choice Behavior in Transportation Planningby Sven B. Erlander

    Springer 2010; US$ 169.00

    This book stems from a desire to understand the underlying assumptions and structure of the choice probability models most often used in transportation planning. The book investigates how far a new way of defining cost minimizing behavior can take us. All commonly used choice probability distributions of the logit type - log linear probability functions... more...

  • Managing Fragile Regionsby Rongxing Guo; Carla Freeman

    Springer 2010; US$ 139.00

    This book gathers the work of leading scholars from several disciplines on fragile regions, especially those regions seeking to preserve, strengthen or create processes to restore or re-establish security and effective social and economic management. It tackles the multifarious issues that shape and affect fragile regions, drawing upon a wide range... more...