New Directions in Regional Economic Development / Edition 1by Charlie Karlsson
Pub. Date: 09/01/2009
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
The emphasis of this book lies on emerging hypotheses, new methods and theoretic developments in the field of regional economic development. A further amplification is provided with a diverse set of cases extending this new way of thinking at the theory and methods level into policy and practice. The case studies range from a focus on Europe, Central and East Asia… See more details below
The emphasis of this book lies on emerging hypotheses, new methods and theoretic developments in the field of regional economic development. A further amplification is provided with a diverse set of cases extending this new way of thinking at the theory and methods level into policy and practice. The case studies range from a focus on Europe, Central and East Asia and North America. Considerable emphasis is laid on the role of entrepreneurship and innovation as drivers of economic growth and development on the sub-national regional level.
Table of ContentsInnovation, Dynamic Regions and Regional Dynamics.- The Pure Theory of Spatial Markets.- Smith-Ricardo Specialization in the Presence of Tiring Effects.- Dynamics of Innovation Fields with Endogenous Heterogeneity of People.- Economics of Creativity.-Simple Memes and Complex Cultural Dynamics.- The Fashioning of Dynamic Competitive Advantage of Entrepreneurial Cities: Role of Social and Political Entrepreneurship.- The Social Capital of Regional Dynamics: A Policy Perspective.- Identifying Hidden Order in Traffic Flows Using Approximate Entropy.- Regional Input-Output with Endogenous Internal and External Network Flows.- Regional Unemployment and Welfare Effects of the EU Transport Policies: Recent Results from an Applied General Equilibrium Model.- Infrastructure Productivity with a Long Persistent Effect.- Science Parks and Local Knowledge Creation: A Conceptual Approach and an Empirical Analysis in Two Italian Realities.- The Low Participation of Urban Migrant Entrepreneurs: Reasons and Perceptions of Weak Institutional Embeddedness.- The Location of Industry R&D and the Location of University R&D - How Are They Related?- Growing Urban GDP or Attracting people? Different Causes, Different Consequences.- Urban-Rural Development in Sweden.- Patents, Patent Citations and the Geography of Knowledge Spillovers in Europe.- Co-Authorship Networks in Development of Solar Cell Technology - International and Regional Knowledge Interaction.- Off-Shoring of Work and London's Sustainability as an International Financial Centre.- The Genesis and Evolution of the Stockholm Music Cluster.
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