Globalization and Regional Growth in Europe: Past Trends and by Roberta Capello, Ugo Fratesi, Laura Resmini

By Roberta Capello, Ugo Fratesi, Laura Resmini

After an outline of the hot different types of globalization at the moment shaping our international, and in their attainable spatial results, the publication highlights which ecu areas have some time past succeeded in making the most of globalization tendencies and identifies the key purposes for his or her luck. The e-book additionally bargains a potential research using eventualities in response to various assumptions of ways globalization developments will enhance, choosing the local winners and losers for every state of affairs. The research vastly merits from a distinct database which incorporates, between others, information on FDI by way of region and professions on the nearby Nuts-2 point for all 27 european nations. A time-span of greater than 10 years is roofed, and situations are built for the long run improvement as much as 2020.

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9 The ongoing globalization process has also affected the geographical patterns of extra-EU trade (Fig. 7). APTA countries – China, India, Bangladesh, Korea and Laos – have become increasingly important as destination and origin markets for EU trade since the end of the 1990s, while EU trade with NAFTA has significantly reduced, although the latter is still the main market for extra-EU exports and imports. Because of these changes, the EU has accumulated large and rising deficits with most of its extra-EU trading partners, and mainly with Asian and South American emerging countries; deficits only partially compensated by the surplus 8 Preferential Trade Agreements (PTAs) have been among the distinctive characteristics of the present wave of globalization.

In this book a revised version of the MASST model, able to produce estimates for industrial employment growth rates, is presented for the first time. 5 Structure of the Book 13 Part A: Globalization processes at national and regional level Chapter 2 Globalization trends in Europe Chapter 3 Regional challenges from new globalization trends Part B: Globalization and regional economic growth patterns Chapter 4 Identification of global regions in Europe Chapter 5 Spatial patterns of globalisation trends Chapter 6 Winners and losers among European regions Chapter 7 Determinants of regional attractiveness of FDI Part C: Alternative future globalization patterns: European regional scenarios Chapter 8 Scenario methodology Chapter 9 Building alternative scenarios Chapter 10 Winners and losers in 2020 Chapter 11 Policy implications Fig.

The nature of these patterns, their determinants and possible consequences on the performance of EU regions will be explored in the following chapters. 1 FDIRegio Dataset: Its Structure and Its Consistency with Official Data In this book, we use firm-level information on inward FDI. com). The database consists of company accounts reported to national statistical offices concerning 11 million public and private companies in 41 European countries. For each company the database provides the year of creation, the country/region, and the ownership structure by nationality.

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