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You are currently browsing 21–30 of 262 new and published books in the subject of Regional Development — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. The Global Competitiveness of Regions

    By Robert Huggins, Hiro Izushi, Daniel Prokop, Piers Thompson

    Series: Regions and Cities

    The aim of this book is to consider theoretically the notion of the global competitiveness of regions, as well as giving attention as to how such competitiveness may be empirically measured. With this in mind, the book has three specific objectives: first, to place the concept of regional...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Public Policy for Regional Development

    Edited by Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, François Vaillancourt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This book draws on the expertise of both North American and European specialists of regional economics, evaluating the impact of economic policy in certain regions and considering alternative policies to foster regional economic development and improve the employment and income of the residents of...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. European Union Trade Politics and Development

    'Everything but Arms' Unravelled

    Edited by Gerrit Faber, Jan Orbie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    The ‘Everything But Arms’ (EBA) regulation of the European Union (EU) has been hailed as a groundbreaking initiative for developing countries. Since 2001 EBA grants almost completely liberalized access to the European market for products from the least-developed countries (LDCs). It quickly became...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Economic Geography and the Unequal Development of Regions

    By Jean-Claude Prager, Jacques-François Thisse

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Behind the mystery of economic growth stands another mystery: why do some places fare better than others? Casual evidence shows that sizable differences exist at very different spatial scales (countries, regions and cities). This book aims to discuss the main economic reasons for the existence of...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Territorial Cohesion in Rural Europe

    The Relational Turn in Rural Development

    Edited by Andrew K. Copus, Philomena de Lima

    Series: Regions and Cities

    This book reflects on how the economies, social characteristics, ways of life and global relationships of rural areas of Europe have changed in recent years. This reveals a need to refresh the concepts we use to understand, measure and describe rural communities and their development potential....

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Social Dynamics of Innovation Networks

    Edited by Roel Rutten, Paul Benneworth, Dessy Irawati, Frans Boekema

    Series: Regions and Cities

    The social dynamics of innovation networks captures the important role of trust, social capital, institutions and norms and values in the creation of knowledge in innovation networks. In doing so, this book connects to a long-standing debate on the socio-spatial context of innovation in economic...

    Published June 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Structural Change, Competitiveness and Industrial Policy

    Painful Lessons from the European Periphery

    Edited by Aurora A. C. Teixeira, Ester Silva, Ricardo Mamede

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    The onset of the global crisis has emphasised the persistence of substantial differences in development and social progress within the euro area. The specific case of countries located in the southern periphery region has come to the centre stage, due to the harsh economic conditions that all these...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Socio-Economic Insecurity in Emerging Economies

    Building new spaces

    Edited by Khayaat Fakier, Ellen Ehmke

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Taking a unique comparative approach to the respective development paths of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA), this book shows that people and governments in all three countries are faced with similar challenges of heightened insecurity, caused by liberalization and structural adjustment. The...

    Published May 26th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Youth and Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Working but Poor

    Edited by Hiroyuki Hino, Gustav Ranis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    It is widely acknowledged that youth unemployment is one of the most critical challenges facing countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. This volume brings together an eminent group of international scholars to analyse the extent and complex nature of this joblessness, and offer a set of evidence-based...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Rural Wealth Creation

    Edited by John L. Pender, Bruce A. Weber, Thomas G. Johnson, J. Matthew Fannin

    Series: Routledge Textbooks in Environmental and Agricultural Economics

    This book investigates the role of wealth in achieving sustainable rural economic development. The authors define wealth as all assets net of liabilities that can contribute to well-being, and they provide examples of many forms of capital – physical, financial, human, natural, social, and others....

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge