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- 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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 219.00
Globalization is affecting regional economies in a broad spectrum of aspects, from labor market conditions and development policies to climate change. To understand better how this works, we need both conceptual and methodological contributions. We need new schemes to organize our thinking, direct our attention, and frame thought experiments on the... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 209.00
Investigates the dynamics of regional performance in advanced countries and the mechanisms that allow some regions to grow more rapidly than others. This work shows how the capability of regions to innovate is enhanced by a number of factors, including entrepreneurship, clustering, creativity, and technologies. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 144.00
Microregionalism and World Order is a pioneering work on the least understood aspect of regionalism. Leading specialists analyze the form microregionalism takes in different parts of the world, including the Americas, Asia Pacific and Africa. By illustrating the complex relationship amongst the political, economic and social dimensions of microregionalism,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
In this title Luk Van Langenhove advances the concept of region building as an alternative to the construction of regions. He brings together, under one conceptual framework, different processes and concepts such as regional integration, federalism, and separatism and refines the social constructionist view on regions. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95
Outlining his argument for daily spatial mobility, author Aharon Kellerman focuses on needs and triggers for daily mobilities, on levels of personal mobility and personal autonomy in daily mobilities and on potential mobilities leading to practiced ones. The concept is further explored using three major types of daily mobility, terrestrial, virtual... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 209.00
Regional Science is now more than 50 years old; in the last two decades, significant advances in methodology have occurred, spurred in large part by access to computers. The range of analytical techniques now available is enormous; this books provides a sampling of the toolkit that is now at the disposal of analysts interested in understanding and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
A map which shows where innovation is clustered worldwide is also a map of the location of the highly skilled and talented labour. New technologies, their creative applications or synergy across different areas of scientific research or technology development always create opportunities for the employment of particularly creative labour. This book... more...
National Intellectual Capital and the Financial Crisis in Brazil, Russia, India, China, Korea, and South AfricaSpringer 2012; US$ 49.95
In the first decade of the twenty-first century, the biggest event of worldwide proportion was the 2008 global financial crisis, which was caused primarily by ineffective governance, failed surveillance systems, and implementation flaws. While fiscal and monetary policies succeeded in pulling many countries out of a financial freefall, most economies... more...
- World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99
Over the past two decades, the rapid integration of many developing countries into global markets has contributed to a convergence of incomes across countries, pulling large economies like China, India, and Indonesia into the middle-income ranks. On the other hand, these same factors have contributed to widening income disparities within countries.... more...