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  • Essays in Economic Dynamicsby Akio Matsumoto; Ferenc Szidarovszky; Toichiro Asada

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 112.31

    This book reflects the state of the art in nonlinear economic dynamics, providing a broad overview of dynamic economic models at different levels. The wide variety of approaches ranges from theoretical and simulation analysis to methodological study. In particular, it examines the local and global asymptotical behavior of both macro- and micro- level... 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...

  • Smart City Implementationby Renata Paola Dameri

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 112.31

    In a series of essays, this book describes and analyzes the concept and theory of the recent smart city phenomenon from a global perspective, with a focus on its implementation around the world. After defining the concept it then elaborates on the role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as an enabler for smart cities, and the role of... more...

  • Innovative Start-Ups and the Distribution of Human Capitalby Ronney Aamoucke

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 112.31

    This book contributes to our understanding of the reasons for the uneven geographic emergence and distribution of innovative start-ups and human capital, analyzing the role of the regional knowledge base and specifically academic knowledge. Using extensive datasets from West German regions and advanced econometric tools, it confirms a strong relationship... more...

  • Wissens- und Innovationsgeographie in der Wirtschaftsförderungby Tom Brökel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 14.15

    Das Buch ist als eine Einführung in das Themengebiet der Wissens- und Innovationsgeographie konzipiert. Entsprechend erfahren grundlegende Konzepte (Was ist Wissen? Welche Arten des räumlichen Wissenstransfers gibt es?) die größte Aufmerksamkeit. Nichtsdestotrotz enthält das Buch zahlreiche praktische Beispiele, die das Verständnis der in weiten Teilen... more...

  • Socioeconomic Environmental Policies and Evaluations in Regional Scienceby Hiroyuki Shibusawa; Katsuhiro Sakurai; Takeshi Mizunoya; Susumu Uchida

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 245.98

    This book is a volume of essays celebrating the life and work of Yoshiro Higano, professor of Environmental Policy, Doctoral Program in Sustainable Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Japan. Prof. Higano?s research strongly focuses on the comprehensive evaluation of resources and research... more...

  • Tourism in the Cityby Nicola Bellini; Cecilia Pasquinelli

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 134.77

    This book critically explores the interconnections between tourism and the contemporary city from a policy-oriented standpoint, combining tourism perspectives with discussion of urban models, issues, and challenges. Research-based analyses addressing managerial issues and evaluating policy implications are described, and a comprehensive set of case... more...

  • Kommunikation und Nachhaltigkeit im Innovationsmanagement von Unternehmenby Astrid Nelke

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 14.15

    Das Lehrbuch bildet das Modul Innovationsmanagement ab und zeigt wesentliche Grundlagen auf. Die Autorin erklärt zunächst wichtige Begriffe und geht anschließend auf das Innovationsmanagement im Unternehmen ein. Dabei werden der Innovationsmanagementprozess erklärt, die Merkmale einer erfolgreichen Innovationskultur benannt und innovationsspezifische... more...

  • Reconstructing Urban Economicsby Franklin Obeng-Odoom

    Zed Books 2016; US$ 29.95

    A substantial and much-needed contribution to urban economics, providing both a critique of the mainstream and a compass for alternatives. more...

  • Integrated Productivity in Urban Africaby Donald Okeke

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 146.01

    This book introduces readers to neo-mercantile planning theory in the context of spatial regional integration in Africa. It proposes a new approach that rethinks neo-liberalism as the meta-theory of planning in Africa, and pioneers an original school of thought that presents a general theory of planning for Africa in the twenty-first century. ... more...