Regional Competitiveness

Regional Competitiveness


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415512473
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/12/2011
Series: Regions and Cities Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.75(h) x 0.38(d)

Table of Contents

Regional Competitiveness: An Elusive yet Key Concept?   Ron Martin   Michael Kitson   Peter Tyler     1
Competitiveness of Regions from an Evolutionary Perspective   Ron A. Boschma     11
Conceptual Framework for Regional Competitiveness   Leslie Budd   Amer K. Hirmis     25
Competition, Collaboration and Cooperation: An Uneasy Triangle in Networks of Firms and Regions   Karen R. Polenske     39
Competitiveness, Productivity and Economic Growth across the European Regions   Ben Gardiner   Ron Martin   Peter Tyler     55
Cities, Regions and Competitiveness   Ivan Turok     79
Globalization and Competitive Strategy in Europe's Vulnerable Regions: Firm, Industry and Country Effects in Labour-intensive Industries   Gordon L. Clark   Theo Palaskas   Paul Tracey   Maria Tsampra     95
Jockeying for Position: What It Means and Why It Matters to Regional Development Policy When Places Compete   Edward J. Malecki     111
The Economic Performance of Regions   Michael E. Porter     131
Index     161

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