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- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 32.00
Can a bold investment in education turn around the economy of an entire city? Gene I. Maeroff, former national education correspondent for the New York Times , explores how the nonprofit group Say Yes to Education has instituted a network of reforms in Syracuse, New York, that aim to expand the city's the middle class by supporting its children. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 129.00
This book aims to investigate how cities in China's rust belt restructure their urban industries and economies. Over the years, China's "economic miracle" has been mainly attributed to rapid development in its coastal region, where the majority of research into the country's development has originated from. Development in the... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 123.00
This book presents pioneering work on an interregional input-output table of the Chinese economy and its applications to the analysis of interregional and interindustrial relations in China. It is the fruit of the authors' joint efforts of more than five years to establish a solid basis for the analysis of interregional relations in China, in... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 27.99
FOREWORD by Walter Isaacson INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1 HARD CALLS: Do the right thing CHAPTER 2 CHOCOLATE CITY: Seek common ground CHAPTER 3 THE CITY THAT CARE FORGOT: Marshal facts CHAPTER 4 THE PROBLEM WE ALL LIVE WITH: Understand reality CHAPTER 5 MAKE IT RIGHT: Aim high CHAPTER 6 FIGHT, FIGHT,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...