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  • Advances in Modern Tourism Researchby Álvaro Matias; Peter Nijkamp; Paulo Neto

    Physica-Verlag HD 2007; US$ 155.18

    Modern Advances in Tourism Research provides a thorough assessment of state-of-the-art academic research in this recent field of economic science. The authors start by scoping the scene of tourism research, evolving then to a comprehensive analysis of themes of particular interest for researchers and academics interested on the workings of the tourism... more...

  • The Aging Population and the Competitiveness of Citiesby Peter Karl Kresl; Daniele Ietri

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    While much of the current literature on the economic consequences of an aging population focuses on the negative aspects, this enlightening book argues that seniors can bring significant benefits - such as vitality and competitiveness - to an urban economy. more...

  • American Immigration Policyby Steven G. Koven; Frank Götzke

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 179.05

    American Immigration Policy examines how the United States has dealt with immigration through various public policies over time. The text explores immigration from a political, economic and cultural perspective and emphasizes the qualitative, positive contributions of immigrants. more...

  • Asia's New Institutional Architectureby Vinod K. Aggarwal; Min Gyo Koo

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 79.97

    This is an investigation of the origins and evolution of Asia’s new institutional architecture in trade, finance, and security from both a theoretical and empirical perspective. The book examines key shifts in the region, providing a roadmap for the future. more...

  • Assessment and Measurement of Regional Integrationby Philippe De Lombaerde

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    A unique examination of why the quest for global free trade often forgets that trade liberalization is organized regionally rather than multilaterally. There are now more than 250 regional integration initiatives and this number is steadily increasing. This trend raises a key question: What is the impact of regional integration, both for the countries... more...

  • Betriebsplanung im öffentlichen Personennahverkehrby Lars Schnieder

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 40.12

    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...

  • Challenges to Asian Urbanization in the 21st Centuryby Ashok K. Dutt; A.G. Noble; G. Venugopal; S. Subbiah

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 202.93

    st th The 21 century is the century of Asia in the same way the 20 century was of America. In terms of urbanization challenges Asia in the current century is faced with an enormous surge of urban population and the associated problems of rural –urban migration, overcrowding, proliferation of slums, housing shortage, growing unempl- ment and underemployment... more...

  • China’s Outbound Foreign Direct Investment Promotion Systemby Changhong Pei; Wen Zheng

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 83.55

    This book outlines China’s current overseas investment promotion system, analyzing the general situation and the main problems arising during its development. Based on investigations of both the historical and present-day contexts of outbound investment, the book suggests improvements to overseas investment promotion to protect China’s enterprises... more...

  • Cities and Sustainabilityby S. Mahendra Dev; Sudhakar Yedla

    Springer India 2015; US$ 103.84

    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...

  • Collecting Spatial Databy Werner G. Müller

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 155.18

    The book is concerned with the statistical theory for locating spatial sensors. It bridges the gap between spatial statistics and optimum design theory. After introductions to those two fields the topics of exploratory designs and designs for spatial trend and variogram estimation are treated. Special attention is devoted to describing new methodologies... more...