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  1. Global Regionalization

    Global Regionalization

    Edited by H. S. Geyer
    Global Regionalization examines the astonishing political and economic changes that have completely reshaped the political geography of certain regions during the past fifteen years. It deals with the concept of global bloc formation, examining the impacts that changing political-economic conditions and relationships in and between nations have on demographic and economic flows. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  2. Building Knowledge Regions in North America

    Building Knowledge Regions in North America

    Leonel Corona, Jérôme Doutriaux, Sarfraz A. Mian
    Focusing on emerging technology regions of the US, Canada and Mexico, the authors provide an analysis of firms’ innovative milieus in three contexts: national systems of innovation, knowledge regions and incubation mechanisms. An overview of the evolution of each region over the past quarter century is presented, along with an evaluation of the effectiveness of science parks and technology incubators in various regional and national environments. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  3. Smart Growth and Climate Change

    Smart Growth and Climate Change

    Edited by Matthias Ruth
    This invaluable book brings together two strands of applied research that to date have only been carried out in isolation from each other – ‘smart growth’ research and research into adaptation to climate change and variability. Both entail similar concerns, draw on complementary modelling tools and are concerned with bridging the gaps that may exist between science and engineering stakeholder interests and policy implementation. By providing theory, models and case studies from North America, Oceania and Europe this books helps to create synergies between the two research strands, reconcile differences and provide insights and possible future direction for decision makers at national and local levels. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  4. New East Asian Regionalism

    New East Asian Regionalism

    Edited by Charles Harvie, Fukunari Kimura, Hyun-Hoon Lee
    East Asian countries – currently the most dynamic region of the global economy – have recently pursued trade liberalization through the adoption of various forms of bilateral and plurilateral Free Trade Agreements (FTAs). The book explores the key issues and possible outcomes arising from this departure from the region’s traditional multilateral approach to trade liberalization. Implications of this new approach for the region as a whole, and key participating individual economies and blocs of economies, are emphasized. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  5. European Economic Integration and South-East Europe

    European Economic Integration and South-East Europe

    Edited by Klaus Liebscher, Josef Christl, Peter Mooslechner, Doris Ritzberger-Grünwald
    With both transition dynamics and the EU integration process having shifted to the south-east of Europe, a region fairly marginalized in the literature, this book fills a gap by taking stock of where South-East Europe’s economies and institutions stood in 2004. The authors evaluate the potential for investment and growth within the South-East European region, including the role of trade and FDI, and discuss the challenges associated with unemployment, poverty and ‘brain drain’. The book also provides insights into the particular monetary and exchange rate policies applied, including cases of ‘euroization’, and finally makes an assessment, against this background, of the European perspective of the countries of South-East Europe. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 176.00   Web: $ 158.40
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  6. Regions, Land Consumption and Sustainable Growth

    Regions, Land Consumption and Sustainable Growth

    Edited by Oedzge Atzema, Piet Rietveld, Daniel Shefer
    This book provides an in-depth investigation of the role of the private and public sectors in land markets and regional economics, and explores the reasons behind government intervention in the interests of sustainable growth. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  7. Industrial Clusters and Inter-Firm Networks

    Industrial Clusters and Inter-Firm Networks

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson, Börje Johansson, Roger R. Stough
    This book provides a state-of-the-art overview of spatial industrial clusters and inter-firm networks. Given the prevailing political belief that clusters can be a major vehicle for economic development and growth, it is important to have a sound understanding of clusters and how they emerge, grow, eventually stagnate and disappear. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 212.00   Web: $ 190.80
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  8. Regional Economies as Knowledge Laboratories

    Regional Economies as Knowledge Laboratories

    Edited by Philip Cooke, Andrea Piccaluga
    Today, the study of regions is central to academic analysis and policy deliberation on how to respond to the rise of the knowledge economy. Regional Economies as Knowledge Laboratories illustrates how newer types of regional analysis – utilising scientometrics, knowledge services measures and university networks, and concepts such as knowledge life cycles, experimental knowledge creation, and knowledge ethics – are leading to a perception that regional economies increasingly resemble knowledge laboratories. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  9. On the Edge of the Global Economy

    On the Edge of the Global Economy

    Edited by Jacques Poot
    On the Edge of the Global Economy contends that despite growing global economic integration, some nations continue to be disadvantaged by remoteness, low connectivity, a small-scale economy and low population density. The book concludes that these economies may nonetheless have significant potential, for example through offering an attractive natural environment, a pleasant climate, various types of niche production and customised services that can lure footloose firms and mobile workers. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  10. Emerging Market Economies and European Economic Integration

    Emerging Market Economies and European Economic Integration

    Edited by R. S. Hacker, Börje Johansson, Charlie Karlsson
    Providing a picture of the processes of economic change in Europe, of which EU harmonization policies and transition policies form an integral part, the editors present a collection of articles on current issues in central and east European countries. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  11. Knowledge Spillovers and Knowledge Management

    Knowledge Spillovers and Knowledge Management

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson, Per Flensburg, Sven-Åke Hörte
    This book reveals the key importance, in terms of international competitiveness, of firms’ capability to adapt to, and develop, new technologies. At the same time, the authors argue that the sheer complexity of emerging technologies is such that the knowledge involved in their creation is likely to be dispersed and distributed between many individuals and over numerous locations. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 212.00   Web: $ 190.80
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  12. Innovation, Space and Economic Development

    Innovation, Space and Economic Development

    Peter Nijkamp
    This collection brings together Peter Nijkamp’s work in the areas of innovation, entrepreneurship, growth and spatial development. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 181.00   Web: $ 162.90
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  13. Industrial Districts

    Industrial Districts

    Giacomo Becattini
    This remarkable book outlines the historical framework and the main concepts of the literature on industrial districts. It illustrates a new approach to the study of industrial development, based on well-known industrial districts analysis. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  14. Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development

    Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development

    Edited by Henri L.F. de Groot, Peter Nijkamp, Roger R. Stough
    In a shrinking and increasingly globalised world, it is vital for any entrepreneur to carefully select the location at which production or other economic activities will occur. This book provides a theoretical and empirical analysis of entrepreneurial behaviour in a spatial context, and links it to important new fields in economics such as endogenous growth theory, the new economic geography and evolutionary theory. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  15. Regionalism in Global Trade

    Regionalism in Global Trade

    Dilip K. Das
    This comprehensive book addresses one of the most important aspects of international trade, namely, regional trade and regional integration agreements (RIAs). The focus of intense global interest and debate over the last decade, RIAs have become an integral and enduring aspect of the multilateral trading regime. Dilip K. Das analyzes the latest trends, evaluates the pattern and gauges the progress of regional integration in the global economy over the post-war, and especially the contemporary, periods. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  16. Multinational Firms’ Location and the New Economic Geography

    Multinational Firms’ Location and the New Economic Geography

    Edited by Jean-Louis Mucchielli, Thierry Mayer
    This book analyses how foreign direct investors choose their locations, whilst exploring the forces which shape international economic geography. Although these two issues are, to some extent, inter-related, researchers have only recently acknowledged the similarity of economic geography and international business approaches to the empirical assessment of likely causes of the degree of spatial concentration observed in many modern industries. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  17. The New American Regionalism

    The New American Regionalism

    Heinz G. Preusse
    This book provides a broad quantitative analysis of the new facets of regionalism in the Americas. In particular, major aspects of the New American Regionalism are discussed in terms of two basic notions: the genuine political character of economic integration schemes, and the profound inter-connectedness of the American regions with the global economy. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  18. Private Property in the 21st Century

    Private Property in the 21st Century

    Edited by Harvey M. Jacobs
    Private property is central to American character, culture and democracy. The founding fathers understood it as key to the liberties America was designed to foster. However, over the last 200 years what one owns has evolved; ownership is different now than for an owner 200, 100, even 50 years ago. Harvey Jacobs has brought together an interdisciplinary, politically divergent group of contributors to speculate on private property’s future. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  19. Cooperation, Networks and Institutions in Regional Innovation Systems

    Cooperation, Networks and Institutions in Regional Innovation Systems

    Edited by Dirk Fornahl, Thomas Brenner
    This book addresses the role of cooperation, networks and institutions in the context of regional innovation systems. It emphasises the importance of these factors in the emergence of local innovation systems, using detailed examples of clusters which have reached different stages of maturity. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  20. Economic Convergence and Divergence in Europe

    Economic Convergence and Divergence in Europe

    Edited by Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell, Peter Mooslechner
    This highly topical book addresses the challenge of economic convergence within Europe, beginning with a thorough review of the theory of growth and related empirical research. Historical and more recent economic developments within the present EU and current accession countries are discussed, along with the design for the process of further integration of accession countries into the EU and the Euro area. Moreover, the potential to achieve a sustainable catch-up process in Western Balkan countries, the Ukraine and Russia is explored, focusing on the task facing the EU in designing proper policies vis-à-vis these countries. The contributors’ varied perspectives ensure that the theories and policies postulated are linked closely with the actual situation in accession countries and offer up-to-date insights. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 202.00   Web: $ 181.80
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