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  • The Aging Population and the Competitiveness of Citiesby Peter Karl Kresl; Daniele Ietri

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    While much of the current literature on the economic consequences of an aging population focuses on the negative aspects, this enlightening book argues that seniors can bring significant benefits - such as vitality and competitiveness - to an urban economy. more...

  • Asia's New Institutional Architectureby Vinod K. Aggarwal; Min Gyo Koo

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 89.99

    This is an investigation of the origins and evolution of Asia?s new institutional architecture in trade, finance, and security from both a theoretical and empirical perspective. The book examines key shifts in the region, providing a roadmap for the future. more...

  • Congestion-Prone Services under Quality Competitionby Dong-Joo Moon

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 239.00

    This volume develops a set of fresh decision-making protocols for consumers and suppliers alike that reflect two distinct features of congestion-prone services, namely the discrepancy between capacity and throughput, and service quality competition. more...

  • Contemporary Logistics in Chinaby Bing-lian Liu; Shao-ju Lee; Ling Wang; Ya Xu; Xiang Li

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book gives a systematic exposition of China?s logistics development to the English-reading community. The ultimate goal of the book is to present a timely portrayal of China?s logistics market growth and the evolution status of China?s logistics industry. Being the fourth volume of the ?Contemporary Logistics in China?, the book strives to offer... more...

  • The Creation of Local Innovation Systems in Emerging Countriesby Marco Ferretti; Adele Parmentola

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    This book deals with the creation of local innovation systems (LIS) in emerging countries. The authors analyze the role of the government, firms and research centers in the formation of LIS. Special attention is paid to the manner in which different leading actors implement their LIS development strategies. The book presents detailed case studies... more...

  • Creative Industry Districtsby Jinliao He

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book provides insight into creative industries and spaces in Shanghai, the fastest-growing megacity in China and the center of modern economic development. This spatial phenomenon is examined through analysis of dynamics, networks and implications. more...

  • Creative Regionsby Philip Cooke; Dafna Schwartz

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    This unique book focuses on regional creativity, analysing the different factors that can affect creativity and innovation process within regions in the knowledge economy. Approaching creativity from technological, organizational and regional viewpoints, it attempts to break down the influence of oppositional approaches and take account of multi-level... more...

  • Critical Reflections on Regional Competitivenessby Gillian Bristow

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    Since the early 1990s, governments and development agencies have become increasingly preoccupied with the pursuit of regional competitiveness. However, there is considerable confusion around what exactly regional competitiveness means, how it might be achieved, whether and how it can be measured, and whether it is a meaningful and appropriate goal... more...

  • Developing Locallyby Andrew Beer; Graham Haughton; Alaric Maude

    Policy Press 2003; US$ 39.99

    Throughout the developed world governments have invested substantial sums in local and regional economic development. This is the first book to provide a cross-national comparison and evaluation of regional development strategies, institutions and agencies. more...

  • Dynamic Trip Modellingby Robert G.V. Baker

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 269.00

    The thesis of this book is that there are one set of equations that can define any trip between an origin and destination. The idea originally came from work that I did when applying the hydrodynamic analogy to study congested traffic flows in 1981. However, I was disappointed to find out that much of the mathematical work had already been done decades... more...