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Regional economics. Space in economics

  • Spatial Dynamics in the Experience Economyby Anne Lorentzen; Karin Topsø Larsen; Lise Schrøder

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 150.00

    This book explores the dynamics of place, location and territories from the perspective of an experience-based economy. It offers a valuable contribution to this new approach and the planning and management challenges it faces. This book emphasises three key avenues to understanding the experience economy. First, the book reconsiders innovation... more...

  • Regionalismus, Nationalismus und Fremdenfeindlichkeitby Michael Mäs

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 59.95

    Michael Mäs entwichelt eine allgemeine Theorie zur Erklärung von Einstellungen zu Fremdgruppen. Diese beruht auf der Theorie Rationalen Handelns und einer Reihe von Annahmen aus sozial-psychologischen Theorien (Balance-Theorie, Social Identity-Theorie, Attitüden-Theorie). Auf der Grundlage dieses Modells leitet der Autor Hypothesen zum Zusammenhang... more...

  • Grüne Gentechnik - Gestaltungschance und Entwicklungsrisikoby Jobst Conrad

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2015; US$ 49.99

    Jobst Conrad präsentiert die Ergebnisse einer sozialwissenschaftlichen Begleitstudie, die den Prozess und die Chancen der Umsetzung des InnoRegio-Programms des BMBF in der Praxis untersucht. Darüber hinaus gibt er einen Überblick über Innovations- und Netzwerkkonzepte, Innovationsdynamik und Technologiepolitik sowie über Geschichte und Entwicklungstrends... more...

  • Regional Economic Impacts of Terrorist Attacks, Natural Disasters and Metropolitan Policiesby James E. Moore II

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    This book presents a multiregional input-output model for the metropolitan area of Southern California, which helps to estimate the economic impact of simulated terrorist attacks on seaports, malls etc. as well as of natural disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis. The authors also analyze the economic and social effects of metropolitan policies... 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...

  • Transition of the Yangtze River Deltaby Zhibiao Liu; Xiaochun Li

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 129.00

    This is the first English book that presents a professional analysis of the recent dynamic movement of the Chinese economy by focusing on the Yangtze River Delta region, which is the main engine of the Chinese economy. The impact of the international financial crisis on China?s economic development requires a change from the first wave of economic... more...

  • Running the Numbers: A Practical Guide to Regional Economic and Social Analysis: 2014by John Quinterno

    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...

  • Regional Perspectives on Policy Evaluationby Marco Percoco

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99

    The evaluation of public policies is of paramount importance for modern policy making, especially in a period of severe budget constraints. The literature has proposed several methods to deal with the issue of causality and counterfactual evaluation in a variety of contexts, with an increasing attention to the local dimension. The book aims to present... more...

  • Multicultural Chinaby Luc Changlei Guo

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 129.00

    With its easy-to-use format, this book provides a collection of annual data on China?s 56 ethnic groups. It is a resource book that profiles the demography, employment and wages, livelihood, agriculture, industry, education, science and technology, culture, sports, and public health for each of these ethnic groups. This material, which is compiled... more...

  • European Metropolitan Commercial Real Estate Marketsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 179.00

    This volume presents contemporary issues in metropolitan commercial real estate markets. It examines markets in different phases of development and relates dynamics in these markets to dynamics in institutional differences and differences in market behaviour. more...