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Economic Geography Series: Economic Geography Series


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Innovative and stimulating, this series enlivens the field of economic geography and regional development, providing key volumes for academic use across a variety of disciplines. Exploring a broad range of interrelated topics, the series enhances our understanding of the dynamics of modern economies in developed and developing countries, as well as the dynamics of transition economies. It embraces both cutting edge research monographs and strongly themed edited volumes, thus offering significant added value to the field and to the individual topics addressed.

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Worldwide Knowledge? Global Firms, Local Labour and the Region

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

1st Edition

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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, ...

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

By 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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