Local Economies and Global Competitiveness by B. DallagoLocal Economies and Global Competitiveness by B. Dallago

Local Economies and Global Competitiveness

byB. DallagoEditorC. Guglielmetti

Hardcover | December 10, 2010

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The globalized economy depends on local and context-specific factors. This edited volume addresses local-global nexuses via case studies of global interactions in developed and developing areas, and of particular firms' approaches to these issues. The chapters build up a prospectus on how best to create globally capable localities.
ZOLTAN J. ACS School of Public Policy, George Mason University, USA DAVIDE ANTONIOLI Department of Economics, Institutions and Territory (DEIT), University of Ferrara, Italy TÜNDE CSERPES Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Budapest, Hungary PÉTER CSIZMADIA Institute of Sociology, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS), Budapest, Hungary LUT...
Title:Local Economies and Global CompetitivenessFormat:HardcoverDimensions:285 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.69 inPublished:December 10, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230252729

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Table of Contents

Introduction; B.Dallago & C.Guglielmetti Context and Proximity in Competitiveness and Cohesion: Theoretical and Empirical Challenges; C.Guglielmetti PART I: TERRITORIES, DEVELOPMENT AND COMPETITIVENESS Globalization and Local Economic Growth in South Africa, 1994 to 2004; W.Naudé, W.Krugell & M.Matthee Local Systems of Innovation and Globalization in South Africa; M.Scerri Transition and Transplantation in Local Development Models: the Case Study of the Yangtze River Delta; Z.Wang Cluster Development in Hungary: Searching for a 'Critical Mass' of Business via Cluster Mapping; M.Szanyi , I.Iwasaki , P.Csizmadia , M.Illèsy & C.Makó Local Government Corruption in Hungary; Z.Szántó , I.János Tóth & T.Cserpes Cluster Identification, Firm Culture and Cooperation Activities in an European Metropolitan Region: the Case of Nuremberg; L.Eigenhüller, S.Fuchs, N.Litzel & J.Möller Beyond Commons - New Perspectives and Role for Common Properties; A.Gretter , I.Goio & G.Gios PART II: FIRMS, CONTEXT AND PROXIMITY Innovation Driven Growth: Analytical Issues and Policy Implications; P.Carlo Padoan Considering the Social Impact of for-profit Innovation at the Local Level: the Cases of Grameen Bank and Microsoft; Z.Acs, C.L.McNeely & J.Sany The Public Interest in Local Economic Development and Creativity: a Knowledge Governance Perspective; S.Sacchetti & R.Sugden Local and Global Sourcing: Quality Heterogeneity and Firms' Efficiency; G.Vittucci Marzetti, M.Luigia Segnana & C.Tomasi Outsourcing and Firm Productivity: Evidence for an Italian Local Production System; D.Antonioli , M.Mazzanti , S.Montresor & P.Pini Index