Structural Dynamics and Growth Potential
Second-rank cities are back on the academic scene, capturing the interest of scholars with their unexpected recent performance with respect to first-rank cities. Looking at the data on average urban GDP growth in 139 European cities since 1996, the relatively strong position of large cities (over...
To Be Published December 10th 2015 by Routledge
The second edition of Regional Economics provides a comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of regional economics. This fully revised edition includes key theoretical developments of the last ten years. Topics included span from the earliest location theories to the most recent regional growth...
To Be Published November 23rd 2015 by Routledge
An Inquiry on the Knowledge Economy in European Regions
This edited volume describes the spatial diffusion of knowledge and innovation using a large dataset at the regional level, and presents scientific evidence on the role of knowledge and innovation on regional development. The empirical results support a new design for innovation policies at the...
To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge
Loci for Knowledge and Innovation Creation
Regions and cities are the natural loci where knowledge is created, and where it can be easily turned into a commercial product. Regions are territories where, under certain socio-economic conditions, a strong sense of belonging and mutual trust develops the ability to transform information and...
Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge
The book is a textbook in regional economics for undergraduate and graduate students. A vast amount of theories and models have been developed since the official recognition of regional economics as a distinct branch of economics. In particular, this book focuses on logical and...
Published December 7th 2006 by Routledge