The Region in the New Economy: An International Perspective on Regional Dynamics in the 21st Century: An International Perspective on Regional Dynamics in the 21st Century, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Region in the New Economy: An International Perspective on Regional Dynamics in the 21st Century

An International Perspective on Regional Dynamics in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

Edited by Yoshiro Higano, Peter Nijkamp, Jacques Poot, Kobus Van Wyk


408 pages

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This title was first published in 2002. During the late 1990s, the "new economy" became synonymous with the optimism resulting from high economic growth and its features continue to have a major impact on growth prospects. This international volume analyzes the newly emerging profile of regions and cities with contributions encapsulating issues like ICT, infrastructure, the labour market, migration, sustainability, innovation and public policy design.

Table of Contents

Trends and regional policies in the new economy - an overview.

Yoshiro Higano et al.

ICT, Transportation and Spatial Dynamics: Impacts of transportation and telecommunication on the co-ordination of production - a typology.

Antje Burmeister

Substitution and complementarity effects between telecommunications and transportation - a demand perspective.

Kingsley Haynes, Somik Lall and Serdar Yilmaz

Urban planning and information and communication technology - perceptions, ideas and facts.

Galit Cohen, Marina van Geenhuizen and Peter Nijkamp

High-technology employment and hub airports - infrastructure's contribution to regional development.

Kenneth Button and Samantha Taylor

Development of border regions - have sea-border regions maintained advantages over land-border regions?.

Maria van Geenhuizen and Piet Rietveld

Innovation and Knowledge Production: Systems of innovation - a novel conceptual framework for innovation analysis.

Manfred M. Fischer

Regulation, competition and technological change in network markets.

Heli A. Koski

Technology and industrial cluster analysis - some new methods.

Roger R. Stough et al.

The contribution of universities to regional economic development.

David Newlands

The impact of globalization on regional labour markets.

Jacques Poot

The impact of regional labour flows in the Swedish knowledge economy.

Lars Olof Persson

Urban and Regional Sustainability in a Modern World: Sustainable regions in an unsustainable world - the ecological footprint reconsidered.

Adele Finco and Peter Nijkamp

Sustainable settlement development in South Africa - coming to terms with the rest of the world.

S.S.C. Odendaal

Economic instruments and natural resource management in Southern Africa.

Jaap Arntzen

Sustainable mobility in an age of internationalization.

Roger Vickerman.

New Perspectives on Regional Policy: Regional and local policies to support entrepreneurship.

Ronald W. McQuaid;

Local economic development - an assessment of its current status in Southern Africa.

Etienne Nel.

Micro and small enterprises sector development policy in Kenya - the role of local authorities.

Peter O. Ondiege

Competitive integration and territory - what should be done with excluded regions?.

Cassio F.C. Rolim

Cumulative causation and decentralised manufacturing development in South Africa.

Wim Naude, Waldo Krugell and Philip Serumaga-Zake

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