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The city as an economic factor

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  • Managing the City Economyby Le-Yin Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 76.95

    In a world increasingly organised as networks of cities, this book offers the first full-length treatment of the subject of managing the city economy. It explores key challenges and strategies, particularly in developing countries, where developmental deficits are greatest and almost all urban growth up to 2050 will take place. Adopting a practitioner?s... more...

  • Desarrollo económico local en situaciones de post crisisby Martin Gasser; Carmela Salzano; Roberts Di Meglio

    International Labour Office 2004; US$ 34.95

    Explains why local economic development (LED) is particularly effective in post-crisis situations and provides an overview of the LED process. Sets out a practical methodology for implementing activities at the grassroots level, including supporting business, attracting investment, networking and lobbying, environmental assessment and consideration... more...

  • CityEventsby Ward Rennen

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 52.50

    A historical inquiry into the ways European cities have used large international events to raise their profile internationally. more...

  • The Competitiveness of Global Port-Citiesby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2015; US$ 98.00

    Ports and cities are historically strongly linked, but the link between port and city growth has become weaker. Economic benefits often spill over to other regions, whereas negative impacts are localised in the port-city. How can ports regain their role as drivers of urban economic growth and how can negative port impacts be mitigated? Those are the... more...

  • Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Urban Economiesby Peter Karl Kresl; Jaime Sobrino

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00

    In this timely Handbook, seventeen renowned contributors from Asia, the Americas and Europe provide chapters that deal with some of the most intriguing and important aspects of research methodologies on cities and urban economies. The Handbook comprises five parts: methodology, continental distinctions, positioning cities, planning for the future,... more...

  • La compétitivité urbaine à l'ère de la nouvelle économieby Diane-Gabrielle Tremblay; Rémy Tremblay

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2006; US$ 36.75

    Certains soutiennent que les villes doivent se concurrencer pour attirer les talents, que les cités créatives sont les seules qui ont de l'avenir alors que d'autres estiment qu'il faut développer les interactions et les échanges de savoirs Cet ouvrage fait le point sur ces thèses et présente des études... more...

  • Urban Economicsby John M. Hartwick

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 76.95

    This textbook offers a rigorous, calculus based presentation of the complexities of urban economics, which is suitable for students who are new to the subject. It focuses on structural details and explains the elements that make cities such highly productive entities, and also explores explores the mechanisms of labour productivity enhancement that... more...

  • Creative Cities, Cultural Clusters and Local Economic Developmentby P. Cooke; L. Lazzeretti

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Analyses the economic development of cities from the 'cultural economy' and 'creative industry' perspectives, differentiating them as two related but distinct segments of contemporary city economies. This book examines the nature of agglomeration economies drawing on evidence from two types of clustering activity based in the cultural economy. more...

  • The Economics of Urban Areasby B. Goodall

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Urban and Regional Planning Series, Volume 3: The Economics of Urban Areas focuses on the importance of economic considerations in the functioning of urban systems. The publication first elaborates on the economic dimension of urbanization, nature of economic analysis, urban policy and planning implications, and use of economic models. The text then... more...

  • Facetten der Globalisierungby Johannes Kessler; Christian Steiner

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99

    Johannes Kessler & Christian Steiner Das Schlagwort ?Globalisierung? ist seit vielen Jahren in aller Munde. Nach wie vor - steht jedoch ein erheblicher Forschungs- und Informationsbedarf bezüglich dieses Phä- mens und seiner Auswirkungen. Der wissenschaftliche Bereich ist gefragt, die mit Globa- sierung einhergehenden komplexen Prozesse zu analysieren... more...