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Regional Analysis and Policy: The Greek Experience / Edition 1

Regional Analysis and Policy: The Greek Experience / Edition 1

by Harry Coccossis, Yannis Psycharis


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ISBN-13: 9783790820850
Publisher: Physica-Verlag HD
Publication date: 09/25/2008
Series: Contributions to Economics
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 394
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface v

List of Authors ix

Introduction Harry Coccossis Yannis Psycharis 1

Part I Regional Pattern Analysis 15

The Geography of Spatial Association across the Greek Regions: Patterns of Persistence and Heterogeneity Vassilis Monastiriotis 17

Public Spending Patterns: The Regional Distribution of Public Investment in Greece Yannis Psycharis 41

Modelling Local Income Distribution in Greece Prodromos-Ioannis Prodromidis 73

The Regional Dimension of Migration in Greece: Spatial Patterns and Causal Factors Antonis Rovolis Alexandra Tragaki 99

Part II Regional Inequalities and Regional Development Policy 119

Regional Inequalities in Greece George Petrakos Panagiotis Artelaris 121

Change in Regional Policy Priorities, Objectives and Instruments in Greece: A Comparative Analysis of Regional Programmes Ilias Plaskovitis 141

Transport and Regional Development: The Pattern of Spatial Development in Greece Due to the Impact of the New Transportation Corridors Athanasios Papadaskalopoulos Manolis Christofakis 163

A Region's Location as One of the Key Factors that Affect Its Development Vasilis A. Angelis Eleni Gaki 179

Part III Information Society, Knowledge Spillovers and Space 191

Stimulating the Regional Knowledge Economy in Greece Christos Bezirtzoglou 193

Regional Development and the Information Society: How Greek Regions Measure Up in the Information Age? Petros Rodakinias Pantoleon Skayannis Anna Zygoura 217

Regional Inequalities and the Digital Economy Challenge: Variations in Internet Accessibility across Greek Regions Sophia Skordili 231

An Approach to the Effects of Greek Regional Universities on the Development of the CountryRegions Yiota C. Theodora 249

Part IV Tourism and Regional Development 271

The Use of Typologies in Tourism Planning: Problems and Conflicts Harry Coccossis Mary E. Constantoglou 273

Social and Spatial Determinants of Small Business Performance: Evidence from Urban Tourism Irene Daskalopoulou Anastasia Petrou 297

ICTs and Tourism Marketing for Regional Development Anastasia Stratigea Dimitris Papakonstantinou Maria Giaoutzi 315

Part V Agriculture and Rural Development 335

Transformation of Rural Patterns in Greece in a European Regional Development Perspective: The Case of Crete Polixeni Iliopoulou Panagiotis Stratakis Andreas Tsatsaris 337

Young Women and Agriculture: The Case of Active Young Women Farmers in West Macedonia, Greece Isabella Gidarakou Eleni Dimopoulou Rania Lagogianni Spyridoula Sotiropoulou 355

Local Rural Policy Making and Governance: Evidence from Greece Pavlos Karanikolas Konstantinos Sfoundouris Giannis Kovanis 375

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