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Regional Policy and Regional Integration

Edited by Niles Hansen, L.G. Denman, Jr. Regents Professor in Economics, University of Texas, Austin, Kenneth Button, University Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, US and Peter Nijkamp, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands and the Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza din Iasi, Iasi, Romania
Regional Policy and Regional Integration reprints the most important papers on those government policies that have an intentional and formal geographic focus. These policies have typically been motivated by equity considerations such as reducing unemployment, increasing incomes, promoting structural adjustments or realizing development potentials. While the main objective of regional policy is to improve conditions in deprived areas, public resources must be used in such a way that these objectives are achieved efficiently.
Extent: 672 pp
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Publication Date: 1996
ISBN: 978 1 85898 113 0
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Regional Policy and Regional Integration reprints the most important papers on those government policies that have an intentional and formal geographic focus. These policies have typically been motivated by equity considerations such as reducing unemployment, increasing incomes, promoting structural adjustments or realizing development potentials. While the main objective of regional policy is to improve conditions in deprived areas, public resources must be used in such a way that these objectives are achieved efficiently.

The topics covered in this important volume include regional integration and urban systems; income, amenities and welfare; infrastructure; manufacturing; services; innovative milieux; delineating planning regions and policy instruments.
31 articles dating from 1971 to 1993
Contributors include: A.E. Anderson, U. Blum, J. Henderson, J.B. Parr, H.W. Richardson, F.L. Wheat