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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
Working Regions focuses on policy aimed at building sustainable and resilient regional economies in the wake of the global recession. Using examples of four ? working regions? ? regions where research and design functions and manufacturing still coexist in the same cities ? the book argues for a new approach to regional economic development. It... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95
Examining the effects of economic and political restructuring on regions in Europe and North America, the main themes here are: international economic restructuring; political realignments questions of territorial identity; and policy choices and policy conflicts in regional development. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 168.00
The book covers the results of trial and error of regional economies in Japan, Korea, Austria, New Zealand, and the UK over the past two decades. Since the end of the cold war, regional economies have been struggling to meet the demands of global change, and are trying to find a new approach based on "inter-regional cooperation" to survive and develop... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95
The book is a textbook in regional economics for undergraduate and graduate students. A vast amount of theories and models have been developed since the official recognition of regional economics as a distinct branch of economics. In particular, this book focuses on logical and theoretical linkages between different theories and models: both macro... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Through use of practical examples and a plainspoken narrative style that minimises the use of maths, this book demystifies data concepts, sources, and methods for public service professionals interested in understanding economic and social issues at the regional level. By blending elements of a general interest book, a textbook, and a reference book,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 200.00
Drawing on a rich literature and case study material from selected industries, and elaborating on key concepts such as firms and competencies, industries and industrial systems, and competitiveness and prosperity, this book sets out to answer three broad research questions: * What is competition about in today's economy? * Why do geographical areas... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 269.00
Beyond path dependency and competitive convergence: Institutional transfer from a discourse-analytical perspective.- Tacit knowledge, path dependency and local trajectories of growth.- Regional transformation and regional disequilibrium: New knowledge economies and their discontents.- Switching ties, recombining teams: Avoiding lock-in through project... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
Today, the study of regions is central to academic analysis and policy deliberation on how to respond to the rise of the knowledge economy. Regional Economies as Knowledge Laboratories illustrates how newer types of regional analysis - utilising scientometrics, knowledge services measures and university networks, and concepts such as knowledge life... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
A unique examination of why the quest for global free trade often forgets that trade liberalization is organized regionally rather than multilaterally. There are now more than 250 regional integration initiatives and this number is steadily increasing. This trend raises a key question: What is the impact of regional integration, both for the countries... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Examines regional innovation systems, agglomeration economics and knowledge spillovers. This book also examines the same concepts within an empirical framework. It focuses on the importance of proximity in the formation of regional innovation systems. It considers innovation and human capital as determinants of regional economic growth. more...