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  • Public Space in Urban Asiaby William S. W. Lim

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 75.00

    Over the past few decades, rapid urbanisation has threatened to erode public space, especially in emerging economies. Market forces that prioritise profit generation are allowed to construct venues of consumption in its place. Though their physical appearance may resemble traditional public space, in reality, they are greatly restrictive and diminished... more...

  • Urban Economics and Urban Policyby P. C. Cheshire; M. Nathan; H. G. Overman

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘Urban Economics and Urban Policy pulls together cutting-edge developments in urban and regional economics and draws out their implications for urban policy. This new urban economics goes beyond simple comparative advantage and cost competitiveness of cities, and beyond simple views of capital and labor. It develops a much more complex and realistic... more...

  • Knowledge, Innovation and Spaceby C. Karlsson; B. Johansson; K. Kobayashi

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The contributions in this volume extend our understanding about the different ways distance impacts the knowledge conversion process. Knowledge itself is a raw input into the innovation process which can then transform it into an economically useful output such as prototypes, patents, licences and new companies. New knowledge is often tacit and thus... more...

  • Lewisian Turning Point in the Chinese Economyby Ryoshin Minami; Fumio Makino; Kwan S. Kim

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This volume is concerned with labor market developments in China from a comparative perspective on selected East and South Asian countries. It closely examines the changing structure of China's labor market in the context of the Lewisisan turning point in ecomomic development. more...

  • Industrial Clusters, Migrant Workers, and Labour Markets in Indiaby Shuji Uchikawa

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 110.00

    This book analyzes three points: employment conditions for migrant workers, the impact of industrialization as part of industrial clusters upon surrounding and outlying villages, and the labour market in industrial clusters. This book examines the cases of two newly developed industrial clusters: Ludhiana in Punjab and Tiruppur in Tamil Nadu. more...

  • Place Branding through Phases of the Imageby Staci M. Zavattaro

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    In Place Branding through Phases of the Image , Zavattaro explains how city promotional strategies can take the place of corporate governance structures through phases of the image. more...

  • The Regional Multinationalsby Alan M. Rugman

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 37.00

    The regional nature of multinational business is explored with new models for business strategy. more...

  • Building Assets, Building Creditby Nicolas P. Retsinas; Eric S. Belsky; Edward Gramlich

    Brookings Institution Press 2005; US$ 29.95

    "Examines the path from basic banking services to creditmaking decisions to mortgage lending that can give low-income individuals and communities the opportunity to build assets through credit, highlighting the need for transparency in the subprime market, buyer education, and borrower safeguards"--Provided by publisher. more...

  • Urban Transport Developmentby Gunilla Jönson; Emin Tengström

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 179.00

    Urban Transport Development is a contribution to the ongoing global discussion on the future of urban transport. The main themes are how to cope with the complexity of urban transport development and the process of change including its determining factors. The role of leadership in the development process is the key issue. Main areas of discussion... more...

  • Critical Infrastructureby Alan Murray; Tony Grubesic

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 209.00

    This text brings together differing geographic perspectives in modeling and analysis in order to highlight infrastructure weaknesses or plan for their protection. International scholars, from a variety of disciplines ??? geography, regional science, planning, public policy, operations research, mathematics, computer science, engineering and transportation,... more...