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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
During the past 25 years the burden of managing economic policy for competitiveness has devolved to cities and to urban regions. National governments have increasingly been focused on staving off fiscal collapse. Mayors and local administrations have become very creative and active in looking after the state of their local economy and have developed... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
Three decades of accelerated trade and financial market liberalization have had significant and lasting impacts on the global economy and its component entities. In this volume, Peter Karl Kresl and Earl Fry examine the impacts of these profound changes on the economies of urban areas, and the responses to them. more...
- 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...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 33.00
When international events as OIympic Games, EXPOs, cultural festivals, and political summits are hosted well, they become a catalyst for local development and global reach. This book identifies how international events work as a trigger for local development and what hosting cities and nations can do to ensure that positive local development is... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
Against the backdrop of todays climate of economic globalization and the rapid development of information, this timely book explores the complex concept of competitiveness between cities. The expert contributors illustrate that innovation is a prerequisite for increasing urban competitiveness, and highlight the various ways that urban innovation-based... more...