Regional Economics and Policy / Edition 3

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Overview

The revised edition of this classic text contains discussions of the latest theoretical developments in regional economics and reviews recent changes in regional policy and institutions in the European Union. New case study material based on extensive academic research has been added throughout the book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631217138
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/3/2000
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 9.61 (w) x 6.69 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Meet the Author

Harvey Armstrong is Professor of Economic Geography at Sheffield University. He has previously worked at Loughborough University and Lancaster University and has held a visiting appointment at the University of British Columbia. He has published extensively in the areas of regional policy, European regional disparities, local economic development policy and the economic performance of world micro-states and dependent territories.

Jim Taylor is Professor of Economics at the Lancaster University and has held visiting appointments at the Universities of Pennsylvania, British Columbia and Melbourne. His research includes work on the evaluation of regional policy and on various aspects of education economics. He has published many papers and several books on regional policy and has been the editor of Regional Studies, the journal of the Regional Studies Association.

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Table of Contents

Preface to the third edition
Pt. I Regional economics 1
1 Regional income and employment determination 5
2 The input-output approach to modelling the regional economy 35
3 Regional growth disparities: neoclassical perspectives 64
4 Export demand models, agglomeration and cumulative growth processes 90
5 Interregional trade 119
6 Interregional migration 140
7 Regional unemployment disparities 166
Pt. II Regional policy 203
8 The case for regional policy: British experience 205
9 Regional policy instruments 232
10 Indigenous development: small and medium enterprises and technological progress 263
11 Regional policy and the European Union 303
12 Regional policy and devolution 336
13 The evaluation of regional policy 362
References and bibliography 402
Index 429
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