Emerging Nodes in the Global Economy: Frankfurt and Tel Aviv Compared by Daniel FelsensteinEmerging Nodes in the Global Economy: Frankfurt and Tel Aviv Compared by Daniel Felsenstein

Emerging Nodes in the Global Economy: Frankfurt and Tel Aviv Compared

EditorDaniel Felsenstein

Paperback | September 22, 2011

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This volume looks at the temporal and volatile ways in which Frankfurt and Tel Aviv engage the global economy and function as nodes within global networks. Drawing on a combination of qualitative and quantitative empirical studies of leading sectors, it systematically analyzes the process of network formation and highlights the role of national and regional policy. It will be of interest to academics, researchers, practitioners and policymakers working in urban and economic geography, public policy and economic development.
Title:Emerging Nodes in the Global Economy: Frankfurt and Tel Aviv ComparedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:293 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:September 22, 2011Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048161436

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Table of Contents

Contributors. Tables. Figures. 1. Emerging Nodes in the Global Economy: An Introduction; D. Felsenstein, et al. Section I: Metropolitan Structure and Restructuring. 2. From Industry to Services: The Changing Basis of the Frankfurt/Rhein-Main Metropolitan Economy; E.W. Schamp. 3. Globalization Processes and their Impact on the Structure of the Tel Aviv Metropolitan Area; A. Shachar, D. Felsenstein. Section II: `Growth Engines' of the Node Economy. 4. Investing in an Emerging Node: Foreign-Owned Companies in the Tel Aviv Economy; D. Felsenstein, Y. Ergas. 5. Frankfurt - An Emerging International Financial Center; M.H. Grote. 6. Tel Aviv as a Global High Tech `Hot Spot' - Seedbed or Enclave? D. Felsenstein, Y. Ergas. 7. From a Transport Node to a Global Player: The Changing Character of the Frankfurt Airport; E.W. Schamp. Section III: Producer-Driven Activities. 8. The Tel-Aviv Producer Services Sector: Change in an Era of Globalization; A. Mossek. 9. The Frankfurt Metropolitan Region as a Market Hub; E.W. Schamp, U. Rachor-Hagelueken, A. Grimm. Section IV: Consumer-Driven Activities. 10. Global Trends in the Tel-Aviv Tourism Sector; N. Shoval. 11. International Tourism in the Frankfurt/Rhein-Main Region; H. Rudolph, R. Steinert. 12. Identifying Globalization Trends in the Cultural Industries of Tel Aviv; D. Felsenstein, H. Barkai. Section V: Conclusions. 13. Emerging Nodes in a Global Economy: A Postscript; E.W. Schamp, D. Felsenstein, A. Shachar. Index.

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From the reviews:"This book grew out of a three year collaborative research effort . . The researchers explored the relatively new phenomenon of globalization . . It is a worthwhile book to read and since it is composed of independent chapters, written by different authors, it can also be read selectively. . it provides a nice methodological framework for future investigation of other case studies in which cities in different parts of the world emerge as nodes in the global economy." (Daniel Shefer, The Annals of Regional Science, Vol. 39 (2), 2005)