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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...
- 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$ 138.00
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$ 141.00
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 2007; US$ 184.00
Regional autonomy in the global economy is a myth: regional economies and regional fortunes are shaped by a transational firm agenda to drive down costs while accessing skilled, flexible labor in and across regions. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
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...
- 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...