Urban and Regional Prosperity in a Globalised New Economy (Published in Association With Institute for Industrial Development Policy, Universities of Birmingham, ... Ferrara, Italy and Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Us)ISBN: 1843763893;
Book DescriptionThere is currently a popular view that the world is undergoing profound changes in the fundamental relationships upon which it is organized. In particular, there is widespread talk of a ?globalized? economy, facilitated by and associated with ?new? technologies and practices. There is a further consensus that within this ?globalized?, ?new? economy, regionalization in some form is important. The aim of this volume is to address these topical issues,presenting perspectives from which they can be analyzed and exploring specific aspects in greater detail. The contributors provide a framework for understanding current trends, and suggest approaches that highlight appropriate ways forward in the context of both opportunities and dangers. In doing so, they discuss specific cases and explore detailed policy possibilities, including the prospect of stimulating change through multinational engagement and debate. The rigorous...
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