Urban Economics Products

  • The Evaluation of Transportation Investment Projects

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Berechman

    Throughout the world, the use of some kind of a formal transportation project evaluation procedure is a requirement. Yet, by and large, these are partial; in fact, much weight is often placed on the initial -pre-engineering -phases of the planning process, when vital information, such as accurate…

    Paperback – 2014-04-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • The Routledge Companion to Urban Regeneration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael E. Leary, John McCarthy

    In the past decade, urban regeneration policy makers and practitioners have faced a number of difficult challenges, such as sustainability, budgetary constraints, demands for community involvement and rapid urbanization in the Global South. Urban regeneration remains a high profile and important…

    Hardback – 2013-10-16
    Routledge

  • Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility

    Global Report on Human Settlements 2013, 1st Edition

    By Un-Habitat

    Urban transport systems worldwide are faced by a multitude of challenges. Among the most visible of these are the traffic gridlocks experienced on city roads and highways all over the world. The prescribed solution to transport problems in most cities has thus been to build more infrastructures for…

    Paperback – 2013-10-04
    Routledge

  • Planning and Design for Sustainable Urban Mobility ABRIDGED

    Global Report on Human Settlements 2013 ABRIDGED, 1st Edition

    By Un-Habitat

    First Published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2013-10-03
    Routledge

  • Meaning and Measurement in Comparative Housing Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Stephens, Michelle Norris

    The last two decades have seen a marked growth in comparative research within the field of housing studies. This reflects the increasing globalisation of housing finance and therefore the interconnectedness of housing markets, growing interest among researchers and policy makers in learning from…

    Hardback – 2013-09-26
    Routledge

  • Manufacturing in the New Urban Economy

    1st Edition

    By Willem van Winden, Leo van den Berg, Luis Carvalho, Erwin van Tuijl

    In large cities in developed countries, the share of manufacturing has declined drastically in the last decades and the share of service has grown as many manufacturing firms have closed or moved to lower-cost locations. The process of deindustrialization is often seen as part of the inevitable…

    Paperback – 2013-09-23
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Beyond Territory

    Dynamic Geographies of Knowledge Creation, Diffusion and Innovation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harald Bathelt, Maryann Feldman, Dieter F. Kogler

    The main purpose of the book is to discuss new trends in the dynamic geography of innovation and argue that in an era of increasing globalization, two trends seem quite dominant: rigid territorial models of innovation, and localized configurations of innovative activities. The book brings together…

    Paperback – 2013-08-08
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Territorial Development, Cohesion and Spatial Planning

    Knowledge and policy development in an enlarged EU, 1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Adams, Giancarlo Cotella, Richard Nunes

    This book examines some of the evolving challenges faced by EU regional policy in light of enlargement and to assess some of the approaches and trends in terms of territorial development policy and practice that are emerging out of this process. Focusing on the experiences on Central and Eastern…

    Paperback – 2013-08-08
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Transforming Urban Economies

    Policy Lessons from European and Asian Cities, 1st Edition

    By Andrea Colantonio, Richard Burdett, Philipp Rode

    Cities house the majority of the world’s population and are the dynamic centres of 21st century life, at the heart of economic, social and environmental change. They are still beset by difficult problems but often demonstrate resilience in the face of regional and national economic decline. Faced…

    Hardback – 2013-07-29
    Routledge
    LSE Cities

  • Knowledge Economy and the City

    Spaces of knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Ali Madanipour

    This book explores the relationship between space and economy, the spatial expressions of the knowledge economy. The capitalist industrial economy produced its own space, which differed radically from its predecessor agrarian and mercantile economies. If a new knowledge-based economy is emerging,…

    Paperback – 2013-07-05
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Migration in the 21st Century

    Rights, Outcomes, and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas N. Maloney, Kim Korinek

    In this volume, we examine the challenges and opportunities created by global migration at the start of the 21st century. Our focus extends beyond economic impact to questions of international law, human rights, and social and political incorporation. We examine immigrant outcomes and policy…

    Paperback – 2013-07-05
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Low Carbon Nation?

    1st Edition

    By Mike Hodson, Simon Marvin

    What does the transition to a Low Carbon Britain mean for the future development of cities and regions across the country? Does it reinforce existing ‘business as usual’ or create new transformational opportunities? Low Carbon Nation? takes an interdisciplinary approach to tackle this critical…

    Paperback – 2013-04-02
    Routledge

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