Handbook of Regions and Competitiveness

Handbook of Regions and Competitiveness

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783475001
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 11/16/2014
Pages: 592

About the Author

Edited by Robert Huggins, Professor of Economic Geography and Director, Centre for Economic Geography, School of Geography and Planning, Cardiff University and Piers Thompson, Reader in Economics, Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, UK

Table of Contents

Contents:
1. Introducing Regional Competitiveness and Development: Contemporary Theories and Perspectives
Robert Huggins and Piers Thompson
PART I REGIONAL COMPETITIVENESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH
2. Explaining Regional Growth and Change
Michael Storper
3. Measuring and Monitoring Regional Competitiveness in the European Union
Paola Annoni and Lewis Dijkstra
4. Regional Competitiveness and Economic Growth: The Evolution of Explanatory Models
Richard Harris
5. Explaining Regional Economic Performance: The Role of Competitiveness, Specialization and Capabilities
Jan Fagerberg and Martin Srholec
6. Economic Competitiveness and Regional Development Dynamics
Edward J. Malecki
PART II THE PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS OF REGIONAL COMPETITIVENESS
7. Regional Competitiveness: Connecting an Old Concept With New Goals
Karl Aiginger and Matthias Firgo
8. Regional Economic Competition and Place-Based Policies
Frank Van Oort and Mark Thissen
9. The Dynamics of Regional Competitiveness
Ugo Fratesi
10. Territorial Capital, Competitiveness and Regional Development
Roberto Camagni
11. A Network Theory of Regional Competitiveness: Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Growth
Robert Huggins and Piers Thompson
PART III REGIONAL COMPETITIVENESS, RESILIENCE AND QUALITY
12. Resilience, Networks and Competitiveness: A Conceptual Framework
Joan Crespo, Ron Boschma and Pierre-Alexandre Balland
13. Competitiveness and Regional Economic Resilience
Ron Martin and Peter Sunley
14. Regional Resilience in Italy: Do Employment and Income Tell the Same Story?
Roberto Cellini, Paolo Di Caro and GianpieroTorrisi
15. Quality and Space: A Framework for Quality-Based Regional Competitiveness
Johan Jansson and Anders Waxell
PART IV COMPETITIVENESS AND EMERGING REGIONS
16. Innovation and Competitiveness in the Periphery of Europe
Andrés Rodríguez-Pose and Callum Wilkie
17. Urban Land, Infrastructure and Competitiveness in the Global South
Ivan Turok
18. Competitive and Uncompetitive Regions in Transition Economies: The Case of the Visegrad Post-Socialist Countries
Imre Lengyel
PART V URBAN REGIONS AND CITY COMPETITIVENESS
19. Urban Sustainable Competitiveness: A Comparative Analysis of 500 Cities Around The World
Pengfei Ni and Yufei Wang
20. Competition and Cooperation in the Hong Kong-Shenzhen Region
Jianfa Shen
21. Measuring Urban Competitiveness In Europe
Lucía Sáez and Iñaki Periáñez
PART VI REGIONAL COMPETITIVENESS STRATEGIES AND POLICY
22. Upgrading Regional Competitiveness: What Role for Regional Governments?
Christian Ketels
23. The Strategic Management of Places and Regional Competitiveness
David Audretsch, Hugo Menendez, Aileen Richardson and Apexa Mamtora
24. Regional Competitiveness, Policy Transfer and Smart Specialization
Philip Mccann and Raquel Ortega-Argilés
25. Regional Competitiveness Policy in an Era of Smart Specialization Strategies
Mari José Aranguren, Edurne Magro and James R. Wilson
Index

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