Urban Competitiveness and Innovation

Urban Competitiveness and Innovation

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781007914
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 03/14/2014
Pages: 296

About the Author

Edited by Pengfei Ni, Professor of Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China and Zheng Qiongjie, Nanjing Academy of Social Sciences, Jiangsu, China

Table of Contents

Contents:
1. Introduction
Ni Pengfei and Zheng Qiongjie
PART I: URBAN COMPETITIVENESS
2. Chinese Cities and Global Urban Competitiveness
Pengfei Ni, Wei Shaokun, Liu Kai and Zheng Qiongjie
3. Better Cities, Better Planet: Examples of Governing Against climate change from OECD Countries
Lamia Kamal-Chaoui and Margo Cointreau
4. The Strategic Shift Toward Domestic Market, Service Enhancement, and Urban Competitiveness in China
François Gipouloux
PART II: URBAN COMPETITIVENESS AND INNOVATION
5. Enhancing the Innovation Based Urban Competitiveness
Guido Ferrari
6. Enhancing Urban Competitiveness through Innovative Growth Clusters
Leo Van Den Berg, Erik Braun and Wiliem Van Winden
7. Innovation in Urban Policy; Collaboration Rather than Competition between Cities
William F. Lever
8. What Can Cities Do to Enhance Competitiveness? Local Policies and Actions for Innovation
Zhang Ming
PART III: WORLD CITIES
9. Competition and Cooperation between Cities in Globalization
Peter Taylor
10. Global Power City Index-Comprehensive Power of Cities to Enhance their Competitiveness
Hiroo Ichikawa
11. Urban Development in Hong Kong and its Regional Integration with Pearl River Delta 1978–2009
Shen Jianfa
PART IV: URBAN COMPETITIVENESS AND INDUSTRIAL CLUSTERS
12. A Development Officer’s Guide to Clusters
Peter Karl Kresl
13. Cultural Policies and Local Development Strategies: The Cultural District of Caserta, Italy
Stefano Mollica
14. Economic Competitiveness, Clusters, and Cluster-Based Development
Hal Wolman
15. Urban Competitiveness and Industrial Clusters in Mexico
Janime Sobrino
Afterwords

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