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Worldwide Knowledge?: Global Firms, Local Labour and the Region

Worldwide Knowledge?: Global Firms, Local Labour and the Region

1st Edition

Martina Fuchs
February 12, 2018

Putting forward a comprehensive view of knowledge with a specific perspective on place and space, this book provides a new perspective on the globalisation of knowledge. Crossing disciplinary boundaries, the principal agenda of this volume is to open up a perspective ’beyond knowledge’ - i.e....

Proximity, Distance and Diversity: Issues on Economic Interaction and Local Development

Proximity, Distance and Diversity: Issues on Economic Interaction and Local Development

1st Edition

Päivi Oinas, Arnoud Lagendijk
September 25, 2017

Bringing together a wide range of empirical studies from around the world (Sweden, Norway, Austria, Germany, France, UK, Israel, Russia, China, Taiwan, Argentina, Canada), framed in related contemporary theoretical frameworks, this book examines the question of the significance of proximate vs....

Tourism and Regional Development: New Pathways

Tourism and Regional Development: New Pathways

1st Edition

Maria Giaoutzi, Peter Nijkamp
February 27, 2017

Tourist visits used to be a less common activity in the past. However, more people than ever now make leisure trips, making this an era of mass tourism. This drastic change in spatial behaviour is not only caused by economic prosperity, but the scale of this phenomenon means that it is able to...

Network Strategies in Europe: Developing the Future for Transport and ICT

Network Strategies in Europe: Developing the Future for Transport and ICT

1st Edition

Maria Giaoutzi, Peter Nijkamp
November 28, 2016

The twenty-first century will be the age of global interaction and organized patterns of networks. This important book addresses the strategic dimensions of networks, especially in transportation and information communication technology in Europe. The authors examine the challenges brought about by...

The New European Rurality: Strategies for Small Firms

The New European Rurality: Strategies for Small Firms

1st Edition

Eleanor Morgan, Teresa de Noronha Vaz
November 17, 2016

Public concern over issues such as urban sprawl, the conversion of agricultural land and the management of public lands has never been greater. Presenting a novel synopsis of the economics of land-use this book examines the critical issues involved, such as transportation and technological change,...

Household Vulnerability and Resilience to Economic Shocks: Findings from Melanesia

Household Vulnerability and Resilience to Economic Shocks: Findings from Melanesia

1st Edition

Simon Feeny
January 10, 2014

Focusing on the vulnerability and resilience to economic shocks at the household level, this book draws on extensive research activities carried out in two Melanesia countries: the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. In particular, it identifies the household impacts of the recent food, fuel and economic...

Towns in a Rural World

Towns in a Rural World

1st Edition

Teresa de Noronha Vaz, Eveline van Leeuwen
July 26, 2013

Focusing on the strategic position of towns in rural development, this book explores how they act as hotspots for knowledge creation, diffusion for vital business life and innovation, and social networks and community bonds. By doing so, towns - even the smallest - can cope with processes of...

Global Companies, Local Innovations: Why the Engineering Aspects of Innovation Making Require Co-location

Global Companies, Local Innovations: Why the Engineering Aspects of Innovation Making Require Co-location

1st Edition

Yasuyuki Motoyama
September 28, 2012

Investigating the innovation activities of multinational corporations, this book uncovers and examines why the geography of innovation by multinationals is overwhelmingly local, in spite of their global operations in manufacturing and sales through case studies of produce development by three...

Economic Spaces of Pastoral Production and Commodity Systems: Markets and Livelihoods

Economic Spaces of Pastoral Production and Commodity Systems: Markets and Livelihoods

1st Edition

Richard Le Heron, Jörg Gertel
December 28, 2011

Pastoralism as a land use system is under recognized in terms of its contribution to food provision, livelihoods as well as to human security. This book is the first attempt to explore the dynamics of economic spaces of pastoral production and commodity systems for explicit South and North...

Knowledge-Intensive Business Services: Geography and Innovation

Knowledge-Intensive Business Services: Geography and Innovation

1st Edition

Mark Freel, David Doloreux
September 28, 2010

Over the last decade, there has been an increasing amount of research on knowledge-intensive business services (KIBS) and innovation. This book brings together current thinking on this subject from geographic and territorial perspectives. Researchers from across Europe and North America present...

Interrogating Alterity: Alternative Economic and Political Spaces

Interrogating Alterity: Alternative Economic and Political Spaces

1st Edition

Duncan Fuller, Andrew E.G. Jonas
July 28, 2010

Alternative ways of thinking, analysing and performing economic geographies have become increasingly significant in recent years, partly due to the recent financial crisis, which has had social and political consequences throughout the world. Yet there is a danger that the debate about alternatives...

Foreign Direct Investment, Agglomeration and Externalities: Empirical Evidence from Mexican Manufacturing Industries

Foreign Direct Investment, Agglomeration and Externalities: Empirical Evidence from Mexican Manufacturing Industries

1st Edition

Jacob A. Jordaan
November 28, 2009

By critically appraising current theories of both Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and agglomeration, this book explores the variety of links that exist between these two externality-creating phenomena. Using in-depth empirical research on Mexico, Jacob Jordaan constructs and analyzes several...

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