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New and Published Books

  1. Innovation, Technology and Knowledge

    Edited by Charlie Karlsson, Börje Johansson, Roger Stough

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    In the last four decades the developed economies have developed into veritable knowledge economies at the same time as more and more economies have entered the road to economic development. Typical for the developments during this time has been substantially increased investments in research and...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Global Food-Price Shocks and Poor People

    Themes and Case Studies

    Edited by Marc J. Cohen, Melinda Smale

    Series: Development in Practice Books

    This book examines the effects of high and volatile food prices during 2007-08 on low-income farmers and consumers in developing, transition, and industrialized countries. Previous studies of this crisis have mostly used models to estimate the likely impacts. This volume includes actual evidence...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Informal Work in Developed Nations

    Edited by Enrico Marcelli, Colin C. Williams, Pascale Joassart

    Series: Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics

    Almost everyone residing in a developed nation knows someone who has engaged in paid work that is licit but not reported to the government (e.g., babysitting, gardening, construction, financial consulting). But while most acknowledge that such work is helpful to the individuals involved, and that...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Transnationalism and Urbanism

    Edited by Stefan Krätke, Kathrin Wildner, Stephan Lanz

    Series: Routledge Research in Transnationalism

    The formation of transnational urban spaces is a relevant and challenging field of interdisciplinary research, which deserves much more debate in order to deepen our understanding of generating and restructuring urban spaces under conditions of contemporary globalisation processes. This edited...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Working Regions

    Reconnecting Innovation and Production in the Knowledge Economy

    By Jennifer Clark

    Series: Regions and Cities

    Working Regions focuses on policy aimed at building sustainable and resilient regional economies in the wake of the global recession. Using examples of four ‘working regions’ — regions where research and design functions and manufacturing still coexist in the same cities — the book argues for a new...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge