Industrial Economics Products

  • Technology and the City

    Systems, applications and implications

    By Tan Yigitcanlar

    The interplay between smart urban technologies and city development is a relatively uncharted territory. Technology and the City aims to fill that gap, exploring the growing importance of smart technologies and systems in contemporary cities, and providing an in-depth understanding of both…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Knowledge Intensive Business Services and Regional Competitiveness

    Edited by João J. M. Ferreira, Mário L. Raposo, Cristina I. Fernandes, Marcus Dejardin

    Research interest in the service sector has boomed in recent years as deindustrialisation became entrenched. Instead of being regarded as merely supplementary to traditional industry and manufacturing, services have generated progressively rising levels of growth in developed economies while at the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Code and the City

    Edited by Rob Kitchin, Sung-Yueh Perng

    Software has become essential to the functioning of cities. It is deeply embedded into the systems and infrastructure of the built environment and is entrenched in the management and governance of urban societies. Software-enabled technologies and services enhance the ways in which we understand…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Defining the Urban and Rural

    By Valentina Cattivelli

    In recent years, new definitions of cities and countries and the regions within them have emerged. In particular, how a region comes to be considered as ‘rural’ or ‘urban’ or somewhere in between has been a subject of some debate. This has led to a drive to seek new territorial classification…

    Hardback – 2016-05-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • The Economics You Need

    By Enrico Colombatto

    This short book offers a rigorous yet user-friendly introductory guide for students who need to grasp the essential concepts of economics quickly. It provides a serious, clearly understandable and systematic account of the key elements of economics, with a focus on theory and principles. The…

    Paperback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge

  • Smaller Cities in a World of Competitiveness

    By Peter Karl Kresl, Daniele Ietri

    Much recent research in Urban Studies has concentrated on the notion of the ‘global city’ but discussion has also covered a larger set of mega cities, with populations in excess of 10 million. This analysis has begged the question of the optimal size for a city – is larger always better? Smaller…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Interpreting Rurality

    Multidisciplinary Approaches

    Edited by Gary Bosworth, Peter Somerville

    The British countryside is a national institution; most people aspire to live there, many people use it for leisure and recreation and we can all watch rural life played out on our television screen, read about it in novels or consume its imagery in art and cinematography. The aim of this book is…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge

  • Unions and Economic Crisis

    Britain, West Germany and Sweden

    By Peter Gourevitch, Andrew Martin, George Ross, Stephen Bornstein, Andrei Markovits, Christopher Allen

    First published in 1984. This book represents a major study of union responses to the economic crisis of the 1970s and 1980s. Abjuring governmental or managerial outlooks, it argues that unions, as representatives of essential producer groups, would be central to the renegotiation of the economic…

    Hardback – 2016-04-22 
    Routledge
    European Trade Unions and the 1970s Economic Crisis

  • The Yugoslav Economic System

    The First Labor-Managed Economy in the Making

    By Branko Horvat

    First published in 1976, this book traces the development of the Yugoslav economy from the end of the Second World War to the beginning of 1975, which the author argues was a highly productive era of social innovation. Drawing on personal experience of the Revolution, the Partisan Liberation War…

    Hardback – 2016-04-18 
    Routledge

  • Skills and Cities

    Edited by Sako Musterd, Marco Bontje, Jan Rouwendal

    Creative industries have become fundamental in signalling the economic wellbeing of cities and urban regions. Workers who are attracted to the sector tend to have strong preferences when it comes to the neighbourhoods they want to live in, with factors such as job availability and urban amenities…

    Hardback – 2016-04-06 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The UK Regional–National Economic Problem

    Geography, globalisation and governance

    By Philip McCann

    In recent years, the United Kingdom has become a more and more divided society with inequality between the regions as marked as it has ever been. In a landmark analysis of the current state of Britain’s regional development, Philip McCann utilises current statistics, examines historical trends and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-06 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Delivering Value with BIM

    A whole-of-life approach

    Edited by Adriana X. Sanchez, Keith D. Hampson, Simon Vaux

    Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a global phenomenon which is gaining significant momentum across the world. Currently there is little information on how to realise and monitor benefits from implementing BIM across the life-cycle of a constructed asset. This book provides an evidence-based,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-31 
    Routledge

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