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  • Spatial inequalities and regional developmentby Henk Folmer; Jan Oosterhaven

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 209.00

    In September 1977 a 'Regional Science Symposium' was held at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Organized because of the recent establishment at the Faculty of Economics of a group that is engaged in teaching and research in the field of regional science, the aim of the symposium was to make university members... more...

  • Taking the High Roadby Bruce Katz; Robert Puentes

    Brookings Institution Press 2006; US$ 24.95

    Since the early 1990s, federal transportation laws have slowly started to level the playing field between highway and alternative transportation strategies, as well as between older and newer communities. The Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 and the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century made substantial changes in... more...

  • Taxation, Housing Markets, and the Markets for Building Landby Bernd Gutting

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 149.00

    Almost everywhere in the world housing policies play an important role in government programs. Especially in the industrialized Western economies housing policy issues are triggered mainly by two developments: growing population density and increasing environmental pollution enforce a systematic planning of regional and urban development; all social... more...

  • When Mayors Take Chargeby Joseph P. Viteritti

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 22.95

    Large urban school systems have been the weakest link in American education, driving middle-class families into the suburbs while contributing mightily to the racial learning gap. Activist mayors in several major cities have responded by taking control of their public schools. When Mayors Take Charge is the most up-to-date assessment available on... more...

  • Accelerated Economic Growth in West Africaby Diery Seck

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    The book provides a detailed analysis of the causes of West Africa?s current economic high-growth episode and proposes ways to extend it sustainably. It examines the potential role of regional integration through the establishment of a common currency union and of other policy options that can enhance economic growth. The authors suggest appropriate... more...

  • Annual Report on the Development of International Relations in the Indian Ocean Region (2014)by Rong Wang; Cuiping Zhu

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book focuses on international relations in the Indian Ocean region and examines bilateral and multilateral relations in the Indo-Pacific region. Written by leading researchers in the fields of international studies and Indian Ocean studies, the report provides a strategic review, major events and related data in this region. It is divided into... more...

  • Arbeitslosigkeit und Entlohnung auf regionalen Arbeitsmärktenby Uwe Blien

    Physica-Verlag HD 2013; US$ 69.99

    Das Buch untersucht die fundamentale Beziehung, die zwischen Arbeitslosigkeit und Entlohnung auf regionaler Ebene besteht. Dazu wird ein theoretisches Modell entwickelt, das weitere Einflüsse, insbesondere zu Innovation und Strukturwandel, integriert. Vorgestellt werden theoretische Analysen zur Identifikation von Kausalbeziehungen zwischen den Variablen... more...

  • Aspects of Globalisationby Christopher Tsoukis; George M. Agiomirgianakis; Tapan Biswas

    Springer US 2011; US$ 169.00

    Reflecting on the breadth of its scope, Aspects of Globalisation is intended to serve a varied audience. Being at the forefront of research, it should appeal to academics, researchers and postgraduate students interested in new approaches and ideas for future research. To this end, the editors have encouraged the contributors to pursue varied themes... more...

  • Beiträge zur Kenntnis des Schleusenbetriebs unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Verhältnisse am Rhein-Herne-Kanalby Georg Mahr

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 54.99

    Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser... more...

  • Boomburbsby Robert E. Lang; Jennifer B. LeFurgy

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 22.95

    A glance at a list of America's fastest growing "cities" reveals quite a surprise: most are really overgrown suburbs. Places such as Anaheim, California, Coral Springs, Florida, Naperville, Illinois, North Las Vegas, Nevada, and Plano, Texas, have swelled to big-city size with few people really noticingincluding many of their ten million residents.... more...