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Regional economics. Space in economics

  • Wine and Tourismby Marta Peris-Ortiz; María de la Cruz Del Río Rama; Carlos Rueda-Armengot

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.00

    The aim of this book is to show how wine tourism can be used as a model for sustainable economic development, driving economic growth and social development in some locations. It will explore the interaction between tourism and viticulture in wine tourism destinations, while also explaining some of the repercussions of these activities. This book... more...

  • Coping with Regional Vulnerabilityby Kiyoko Hagihara; Chisato Asahi

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 129.00

    Whether a natural event turns into a disaster depends on the severity of the hazard as well as the condition of the social sphere of its potential victims, i.e., vulnerability. We focus on regional vulnerability considering the fact that regional socioeconomic conditions determine the aspects of the damage and thus the risk management policy. This... more...

  • Integrated Spatial and Transport Infrastructure Developmentby Hansjörg Drewello; Bernd Scholl

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    The challenge of growth in transport, especially in freight transport, and scarce resources in money, landscape and local opposition against new infrastructure investment require new solutions from transport policy. This book deals with these issues taking as an example the transport corridor Rotterdam-Genoa, one of the most heavily used in Europe.... more...

  • Betriebsplanung im öffentlichen Personennahverkehrby Lars Schnieder

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; Not Available

    Mit diesem Buch erhält der Leser einen umfassenden Einblick in alle für die Planung, Durchführung und Kontrolle des Betriebs öffentlicher Personenverkehrssysteme (ÖPNV) relevanten Aufgaben. Eine besondere Beachtung finden hierbei verkehrsträgerspezifische Besonderheiten, da der Betrieb öffentlicher Personenverkehrssysteme unterschiedlichen Randbedingungen... more...

  • Three Domain Modelling and Uncertainty Analysisby Atom Mirakyan; Roland de Guio

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 99.00

    This book examines in detail the planning and modelling of local infrastructure like energy systems, including the complexities resulting from various uncertainties. Readers will discover the individual steps involved in infrastructure planning in cities and territories, as well as the primary requirements and supporting quality factors. Further topics... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    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 processes... more...

  • Cities and Sustainabilityby S. Mahendra Dev; Sudhakar Yedla

    Springer India 2015; US$ 129.00

    The book addresses the sustainability of cities in the context of sustainability science and its application to the city boundary. In doing so it investigates all the components of a city on the basis of sustainability criteria. To achieve sustainability it is essential to adopt an integrated strategy that reflects all sectors within the city boundary... more...

  • Great Powers and Geopoliticsby Aharon Klieman

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00

    This book presents the theoretical-historical-comparative political framework needed to fully grasp the truly dynamic nature of 21st century global affairs. The author provides a realistic assessment of the shift from U.S predominance to a new mix of counterbalancing rival middle-tier and assertive regional powers, while highlighting those geopolitical... more...

  • Regions in Recession and Resurgence (Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography)by Michael Chisholm

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    The world economy has undergone rapid evolution in recent decades, along with changes in the importance of industries and their organization, and sharp changes in the fortunes of regions. There are differences of opinion regarding the mainsprings of change and development and the role of goverments in fostering national output. In order to show the... more...

  • Sampling Spatial Units for Agricultural Surveysby Roberto Benedetti; Federica Piersimoni; Paolo Postiglione

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 179.00

    The research and its outcomes presented here focus on spatial sampling of agricultural resources. The authors introduce sampling designs and methods for producing accurate estimates of crop production for harvests across different regions and countries. With the help of real and simulated examples performed with the open-source software R, readers... more...