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  1. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development

    Entrepreneurship and Regional Development

    Edited by Zoltán J. Ács
    Entrepreneurship and regional development can be addressed from many different angles: clusters, creativity and human capital. Professor Acs, a distinguished researcher in this field, approaches this debate through technology. Technological change can be regarded as the most important factor in long-run macroeconomic growth. It has been argued in new growth theory that the technological element of the growth process results from the profit-motivated choices of economic agents. This important volume makes an essential contribution to this debate by presenting an authoritative selection of the most significant published work on entrepreneurship and regional economic growth. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 336.00   Web: $ 302.40
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  2. SMEs in a Globalised World

    SMEs in a Globalised World

    Edited by Helena Lenihan, Bernadette Andreosso-O’Callaghan, Mark Hart
    This insightful book shows how small and medium enterprises (SMEs) from some of the traditionally less dynamic peripheral economies of the ‘old’ EU – namely Ireland, Italy, Portugal and Spain – have responded to the twin challenges of globalisation and industrial restructuring. Through a series of unique case studies the contributing authors discuss how these economies, and in particular the SME sector, can be transformed. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  3. The Rise of China and Structural Changes in Korea and Asia

    The Rise of China and Structural Changes in Korea and Asia

    Edited by Takatoshi Ito, Chin Hee Hahn
    This book brings together studies conducted by researchers in East Asian countries who seek to better understand the impact of China’s rise and the consequent policy challenges. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  4. Emerging Clusters

    Emerging Clusters

    Edited by Dirk Fornahl, Sebastian Henn, Max-Peter Menzel
    This book rigorously explores the critical, initial stage of cluster emergence in which the seeds for further growth are sown. Whether economic growth actually occurs, however, ultimately depends on various regional conditions and the processes in place. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  5. The Militarization of the Persian Gulf

    The Militarization of the Persian Gulf

    Hossein Askari, Amin Mohseni, Shahrzad Daneshvar
    The Persian Gulf is arguably the most militarized region in the world. The authors of this insightful book examine military expenditures, arms imports and military deployment to analyze how and why this came to be. Muslim teachings have much to say about peace, war and economics, and this book explores the ways in which Islamic thought affects military and economic developments. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  6. Innovation, Agglomeration and Regional Competition

    Innovation, Agglomeration and Regional Competition

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson, Börje Johansson, Roger R. Stough
    This book provides a state-of-the-art overview of current research on regional competition and co-operation. Developing our current understanding of the new role of regions and their behaviour, this book addresses questions such as: How and why do regions compete? How does competition between border regions operate? Which regions are successful and which regions fail? What are the implications of regional competition in terms of resource allocation, the location of economic activities and the distribution of incomes? The book illuminates a number of critical theoretical end empirical issues relating to the competitive and cooperative nature of regions, as well as highlighting a number of new case studies from a variety of countries. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 194.00   Web: $ 174.60
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  7. Entrepreneurship and Innovations in Functional Regions

    Entrepreneurship and Innovations in Functional Regions

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson, Roger R. Stough, Borje Johansson
    In recent decades, the world has witnessed the emergence of a global knowledge economy in which functional regions increasingly play a role as independent and dynamic market places. These are integrated with other functional regions by means of flows of information, knowledge, and commodities. This contemporary and illuminating book provides a state-of-the-art overview of current research on innovation and entrepreneurship in functional regions. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  8. Knowledge in the Development of Economies

    Knowledge in the Development of Economies

    Edited by Silvia Sacchetti, Roger Sugden
    This innovative book offers a critical perspective on the state of the current global economy, making sense of knowledge-related issues by critically assessing existing institutional choices, as well as pointing to new ways forward. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 53.00   Web: $ 42.40
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  9. Distributional Impacts of Climate Change and Disasters

    Distributional Impacts of Climate Change and Disasters

    Edited by Matthias Ruth, María E. Ibarrarán
    Climate change tends to increase the frequency and intensity of weather-related disasters, which puts many people at risk. Economic, social and environmental impacts further increase vulnerability to disasters and tend to set back development, destroy livelihoods, and increase disparity nationally and worldwide. This book addresses the differential vulnerability of people and places, introducing concepts and methods for analysis and illustrating the impact on local, regional, national, and global scales. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  10. A Handbook of Industrial Districts

    A Handbook of Industrial Districts

    Edited by Giacomo Becattini, Marco Bellandi, Lisa De Propis
    In this comprehensive original reference work, the editors have brought together an unrivalled group of distinguished scholars and practitioners to comment on the historical and contemporary role of industrial districts (IDs). Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 351.00   Web: $ 315.90
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 89.00   Web: $ 71.20
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  11. Leadership and Institutions in Regional Endogenous Development

    Leadership and Institutions in Regional Endogenous Development

    Robert Stimson, Roger R. Stough, Maria Salazar
    The authors of this comprehensive book provide a detailed rationale and original theory for the study of leadership and institutional factors, including entrepreneurship, in the growth and development of cities and regions. They demonstrate why leadership, institutions and entrepreneurship can – and indeed do – play a crucial enhancing role as key elements in the process of regional endogenous growth. Learn More
    2011   Paperback Price: $ 37.00   Web: $ 29.60
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    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  12. The Political Economy of Financing Scottish Government

    The Political Economy of Financing Scottish Government

    C. Paul Hallwood, Ronald MacDonald
    Can the UK survive widespread dissatisfaction in both Scotland and England with the financing of public spending by Scotland’s parliament? This timely book explains how fiscal autonomy could raise economic growth and efficiency in Scotland – to the benefit of both Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom. The authors discuss how other reform proposals – which amount to cutting Scotland’s block grant – would fail as they would not be seen in Scotland as legitimate. They conclude that fiscal autonomy would be accepted as it reduces Scotland’s democratic deficit in public spending, and would go a long way toward reducing vertical and horizontal imbalances in the UK. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  13. Universities, Knowledge Transfer and Regional Development

    Universities, Knowledge Transfer and Regional Development

    Edited by Attila Varga
    The transfer of new, economically useful knowledge from universities to the regional economy has recently attracted the attention of academics, professionals and policymakers alike. This book focuses on three issues at the centre of current research: the geography of academic knowledge transfers, the mechanisms of these transfers with regard to academic entrepreneurship and graduate mobility, and policy experience in university-based regional economic development. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 181.00   Web: $ 162.90
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  14. The Dynamics of Regions and Networks in Industrial Ecosystems

    The Dynamics of Regions and Networks in Industrial Ecosystems

    Edited by Matthias Ruth, Brynhildur Davidsdottir
    Industrial ecology provides a rigorous and comprehensive description of human production and consumption processes in the larger context of environmental and socioeconomic change. This volume offers methodologies for such descriptions, with contributions covering both basic and advanced analytical concepts and tools to explore the dynamics of industrial ecosystems, concentrating specifically on regions and networks. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  15. Handbook of Regional Growth and Development Theories

    Handbook of Regional Growth and Development Theories

    Edited by Roberta Capello, Peter Nijkamp
    Regional economics – an established discipline for several decades – has gone through a rapid pace of change in the past decade and several new perspectives have emerged. At the same time the methodology has shown surprising development. This volume brings together contributions looking at new pathways in regional economics, written by many well-known international scholars. The most advanced theories, measurement methods and policy issues in regional growth are given in-depth treatment. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 264.00   Web: $ 237.60
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 87.00   Web: $ 69.60
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  16. Migration and Human Capital

    Migration and Human Capital

    Edited by Jacques Poot, Brigitte Waldorf, Leo van Wissen
    Throughout the world, migration is an increasingly important and diverse component of population change, both at national and sub-national levels. Migration impacts on the distribution of knowledge and generates externalities and spillover effects. This book focuses on recent models and methods for analysing and forecasting migration, as well as on the basic trends, driving factors and institutional settings behind migration processes. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  17. Technological Change and Mature Industrial Regions

    Technological Change and Mature Industrial Regions

    Edited by Mahtab A. Farshchi, Odile E.M. Janne, Philip McCann
    Technological Change and Mature Industrial Regions explicitly adopts an inter-disciplinary approach to analysing the structural transformation of mature regions. The major focus of the book is from an economics perspective, but it also employs sociological analyses, business history approaches and technological analyses. It critically considers the identification and development of regional capabilities and regional policy initiatives for mature industrial areas in the context of globalisation and technological change. Specific cases from a range of different countries help to distinguish which aspects of mature regions’ technology, knowledge or structure are region-specific, and which are more generally applicable to mature industrial regions throughout the world. The book will prove to be invaluable for academic researchers as well as government and policy communities. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 181.00   Web: $ 162.90
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  18. Handbook of Research on Innovation and Clusters

    Handbook of Research on Innovation and Clusters

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson
    The role of innovations and clusters has increasingly dominated local and regional development policies in recent decades. This authoritative and accessible Handbook considers important aspects of high-tech clusters, analyses insightful cluster case studies, and provides a number of recommendations for cluster policies. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 248.00   Web: $ 223.20
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 68.00   Web: $ 54.40
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  19. Regional Economic Policy in Europe

    Regional Economic Policy in Europe

    Edited by Ulrike Stierle-von Schütz, Michael H. Stierle, Frederic B. Jennings Jr, Adrian T.H. Kuah
    Regional Economic Policy in Europe presents a tightly focused selection of policy, empirical and theoretical perspectives on contemporary dimensions of regional economic policy in the EU. It concentrates on three areas; the dissimilarities and resulting convergence of disparate regions within the EU; the localisation of economic activities and how regions can understand and manage them and, finally, the experiences and lessons that can be drawn from European regional policy. While exploring EU cohesion and regional development more widely, the book also examines Spanish, Belgian and Eastern European experiences on growth, human capital, foreign investment and technological spillovers. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  20. Economic Integration in East Asia

    Economic Integration in East Asia

    Edited by Masahisa Fujita, Satoru Kumagai, Koji Nishikimi
    Increasing numbers of free trade and economic partnership agreements have been concluded among many countries in East Asia, and economic integration has progressed rapidly on both a de facto and de jure basis. However, as the authors of this book argue, integration may intensify regional inequalities in East Asia and so this process has attracted much attention of late. Will it actually succeed in achieving greater economic growth or will it in fact cause growing regional disparity? Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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