Second Rank Cities in Europe: Structural Dynamics and Growth Potential

Second Rank Cities in Europe: Structural Dynamics and Growth Potential

by Roberto Camagni, Roberta Capello

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ISBN-13: 9781317361060
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/02/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Roberto Camagni is Professor of Urban Economics at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy. He is a Past-President of the European Regional Science Association, and of GREMI . He is the author of many scientific papers, and a textbook in Urban Economics, published in Italian, French, and Spanish.

Roberta Capello is a Professor in Regional Economics at the Politecnico di Milano, Italy. She is a Past-President of the Regional Science Association International . She is the editor in chief of Papers in Regional Science, and of the Italian Journal of Regional Science. She is the author of many scientific papers, and the editor of Territorial Patterns of Innovation: An Inquiry on the Knowledge Economy in European Regions (Routledge, 2013).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Second-Rank City Dynamics: Theoretical Interpretations Behind Their Growth Potentials Roberto Camagni and Roberta Capello

1. City Size and Economic Performance: Is Bigger Better, Small More Beautiful or Middling Marvellous? Michael Parkinson, Richard Meegan and Jay Karecha

2. The Rise of Second-Rank Cities: What Role for Agglomeration Economies? Roberto Camagni, Roberta Capello and Andrea Caragliu

3. Borrowed Size, Agglomeration Shadows and Cultural Amenities in North-West Europe Martijn J. Burger, Evert J. Meijers, Marloes M. Hoogerbrugge and Jaume Masip Tresserra

4. Related Variety and Regional Economic Growth in a Cross-Section of European Urban Regions Frank van Oort, Stefan de Geus and Teodora Dogaru

5. Assessing Polycentric Urban Systems in the OECD: Country, Regional and Metropolitan Perspectives Monica Brezzi and Paolo Veneri

6. First- and Second-Tier Cities in Regional Agglomeration Models Chiara Agnoletti, Chiara Bocci, Sabrina Iommi, Patrizia Lattarulo and Donatella Marinari

7. Polycentric Metropolitan Development: From Structural Assessment to Processual Dimensions Rudolf Giffinger and Johannes Suitner

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