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  • Understanding and Analyzing Competitive Dynamicsby Murat Arik; Steven G. Livingston

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 82.99

    Understanding and Analyzing Competitive Dynamics analyzes business and economic dynamics from an interdisciplinary perspective by incorporating tools and approaches from regional economic development, international business, and strategic management literature. more...

  • Devolution and the UK Economyby David Bailey; Leslie Budd

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 43.99

    An informed, insightful and intelligent analysis of the economic impact of decentralization brought about by constitutional devolution. more...

  • Regional Development in Rural Areasby André Torre; Frédéric Wallet

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 47.26

    This book intends to provide analytical and policy tools for investigating the question of the development of rural and peri-urban areas. The aim is to shed some light on this topic and in particular to contribute to a better understanding of the link between issues of regional or territorial development and issues of rural development. The text addresses... more...

  • Routledge Revivals: Localities (1989)by Philip Cooke

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.50

    First published in 1989, this book examines seven different localities, ranging from the outer suburbs of large northern cities to small freestanding town, which were prospering in the 1980s or struggling against the negative employment effects of restructuring. Within the theoretical frame of ?industrial restructuring?, it traces the development... more...

  • Fear Cityby Kimberly Phillips-Fein

    Henry Holt and Co. 2017; US$ 30.99

    An epic and riveting history of New York City on the edge of disaster--and an anatomy of the politics of austerity that continues to shape the world today When the news broke in 1975 that New York City was on the brink of fiscal collapse, few believed it was possible: how could the capital of the financial world go bankrupt? And yet the city was... more...

  • Korea under Siege, 1876-1945by Young-Iob Chung

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 134.99 US$ 116.09

    The so-called miraculous economic development in the southern half of the Korean peninsula has transformed from basically an agrarian economy to that of a major industrial power in a very short time period, and it is now considered one of a dozen or so of industrialized countries in the world. However, there has been little careful analysis, especially... more...

  • Return to Growth in CIS Countriesby Lúcio Vinhas de Souza; Oleh Havrylyshyn

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 120.91

    The aim of this book is to analyse specific sets of macro and structural policies in selected Eastern European countries. The book includes studies on the major Western CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries, Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, plus a set of cross-country and regional studies. The focus is on the link between sustained economic... more...

  • Marketing Citiesby Ares Kalandides

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    Today, place branding and place marketing are a widely-used instrument of communal business development. But still, there is a great insecurity about the exact effectiveness of place branding, about its correlation with other forms of regional development and about the implementation and the management of place branding strategies. This e-book contains... 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

    Physica-Verlag HD 2009; US$ 131.90

    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...