Endogenous Regional Development: Perspectives, Measurement by Robert Stimson, Roger R. Stough, Peter Nijkamp

By Robert Stimson, Roger R. Stough, Peter Nijkamp

More and more, endogenous components and procedures are being emphasised as drivers in nearby fiscal improvement and development. This 15 bankruptcy publication is exclusive in that it commences by way of providing 5 disciplinary takes on endogenous improvement from the views of economics, geography, sociology, making plans and organizational administration. a number of chapters show how researchers have built operational types to enquire the jobs performed through endogenous elements in local financial improvement, together with the position of entrepreneurial rents. extra chapters offer empirical investigations of endogenous components in nearby improvement at a variety of degrees of spatial scale - from the supra-region to the country, urban and small city - and in quite a few situational settings, together with the ecu Union, Asia and Australia. The booklet is a useful updated source for researchers and scholars in neighborhood technology, and local monetary improvement and making plans.

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As the old saying goes, ‘The devil is in the detail’, and useful analyses of many of these details require a broader set of tools than those conventionally deployed by traditional economists. NOTES 1. 2. We generally discuss development here as an economic phenomenon, and thus in terms of regional incomes. Of course, there are many other elements to development, including such things as the distribution of this income, the condition of the regional environment and a plethora of cultural factors that must be embraced in any holistic approach.

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