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Forthcoming Urban Economics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Managing the City Economy

    Challenges and Strategies in Developing Countries

    By Le-Yin Zhang

    In a world increasingly organised as networks of cities, this book offers the first full-length treatment of the subject of managing the city economy. It explores key challenges and strategies, particularly in developing countries, where developmental deficits are greatest and almost all urban...

    To Be Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Explorations in Urban and Regional Dynamics

    A case study in complexity science

    By Joel Dearden, Alan Wilson

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    The task of modelling the evolution of cities – the dynamics - is one of the major challenges of the social sciences. This book presents mathematical and computer models of urban and regional dynamics and shows how advances in computer visualisation provide new insights. Models of non-linear...

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by Unknown

  3. Urban and Regional Development Trajectories in Contemporary Capitalism

    By Flavia Martinelli, Frank Moulaert, Andreas Novy

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    This book re-evaluates a rich scientific heritage of space- and history-sensitive development theories and produces an integrated methodology for the comparative analysis of urban and regional trajectories within a globalized world. The main argument put forward is that current mainstream analyses...

    To Be Published April 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Quality of Life in Cities

    Equity, Sustainable Development and Happiness from a Policy Perspective

    Edited by Alessandra Michelangeli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

    In the last few decades, urban quality of life has received increasing interest from policy makers who aim to make cities better places to live. In addition to the aim of improving quality of life, sustainable and equitable development is also often included in the policy agendas of decision makers...

    To Be Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Urban Economics

    By John M. Hartwick

    This textbook offers a rigorous, calculus based presentation of the complexities of urban economics, which is suitable for students who are new to the subject. It focuses on structural details and explains the elements that make cities such highly productive entities, and also explores explores the...

    To Be Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Critical Reflections on Regional Competitiveness

    Theory, Policy, Practice

    By Gillian Bristow

    Since the early 1990s, governments and development agencies have become increasingly preoccupied with the pursuit of regional competitiveness. However, there is considerable confusion around what exactly regional competitiveness means, how it might be achieved, whether and how it can be measured,...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Globalization of Advertising

    Agencies, Cities and Spaces of Creativity

    By James R. Faulconbridge, Peter Taylor

    The role of advertising in everyday life and as a major employer in post-industrial economies is intimately bound up with processes of contemporary globalization. At centre of the advertising industry are the global advertising agencies which have an important role in developing global brands both...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Transport, Mobility, and the Production of Urban Space

    Edited by Julie Cidell, David Prytherch

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Geography

    The contemporary urban experience is defined by flow and structured by circulating people, objects, and energy. Geographers have long provided key insights into transportation systems. But today, concerns for social justice and sustainability motivate new, critical approaches to mobilities....

    To Be Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. The London Olympics and Urban Development

    The Mega-Event City

    Edited by Gavin Poynter, Valerie Viehoff, Yang Li

    Series: Regions and Cities

    As London sought to use the Olympics to achieve an ambitious programme of urban renewal in the relatively socially deprived East London it attracted global attention and sparked debate. This book provides an in-depth study of the transformation of East London as a result of the 2012 Summer Olympic...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development In Emerging Market Economies

    Edited by Raymond Talinbe Abdulai, Franklin Obeng-Odoom, Edward Ochieng, Vida Maliene

    Series: Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

    This book examines the relationships between real estate and construction sectors and unlike any book before it, explores how each sector and the relationships between them affect economic development in emerging market economies (EMEs). Through 21 chapters, the international team of contributors...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge