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- Springer 2013; US$ 54.99
This book provides a critical re-examination of the Innovation Union Scoreboard (IUS) as the main tool used by the European Commission and other policy-making bodies to measure national innovation capacity. Given that contemporary societies and economies are to a great extent characterised by the processes of production, dissemination and application... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 179.00
The new economic geography and the debate on regional economic convergence have drawn increasingly the interest of economists in the empirical analysis of regional and spatial data. However, even if the methodology for the econometric treatment of spatial data is well developed, there does not exist a book without strong pre-requisites that is easily... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 269.00
Walking from a parked car to a shop, driving to a planned or unplanned shopping centre and virtual exchanges through the Internet are all part of 21st century trips in human activity spaces. This work shows how such a diversity of trips can be linked by a universal vision of spatial interaction modelling. more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
Europe?s population is ageing and decreasing. Demographic change is making not only regional and territorial adaptation necessary, but also new region-specific spatial planning and regional development. This publication focusses on demographic change and its implications for the economy and social systems in the Alpine areas, which differ widely from... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 155.00
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...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 60.00
This volume brings together contributions looking at new pathways in regional economics, written by many well-known international scholars. The most advanced theories, measurement methods and policy issues in regional growth are given in-depth treatment. 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 2007; US$ 184.00
Since the early 1980s, the region has been central to thinking about the emerging character of the global economy. In fields as diverse as business management, industrial relations, economic geography, sociology, and planning, the regional scale has emerged as an organizing concept for interpretations of economic change. This book is both a critique... more...