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Economic Development Policies: Their Role in Economic Divergence

Michael Storper, Thomas Kemeny, Naji Philip Makarem, and Taner Osman

in The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804789400
eISBN:
9780804796026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789400.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Regional economic development is shaped by many policies, which are implemented by national governments, regional and state governments, and local governments. But local economic development policies ... More


Developing locally: An international comparison of local and regional economic development

Andrew Beer, Graham Haughton, and Alaric Maude (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345462
eISBN:
9781447302025
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345462.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Throughout the developed world, governments have invested substantial sums in local and regional economic development. Many have spent heavily on local-development agencies and strategies to bolster ... More


Shaping Economic Development: Policies and Strategies

Michael Storper, Thomas Kemeny, Naji Philip Makarem, and Taner Osman

in The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804789400
eISBN:
9780804796026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789400.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

High-wage specialization comes from a complex sequence involving entrepreneurship, encouragement by local robust actors or leaders, breakthrough innovations, new organizational practices, the ... More


Then, Now, and the Future

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0017
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter concludes that the chambers have shown remarkable durability by being adaptable to new needs, and diversifying their service bundle over time. However, the 1980s seem to have become ... More


Microsolutions for megaproblems: what works in urban regeneration policy?

Max Nathan

in After Urban Regeneration: Communities, policy and place

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447324157
eISBN:
9781447324171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324157.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter sets Connected Communities in the context of current thinking on local economic development in the 'post-regeneration' era. I briefly survey post-1997 state-led regeneration in the UK, ... More


Local Government: Economic Saviour or Gravedigger?

Andy Smith

in The Politics of Economic Activity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198788157
eISBN:
9780191830136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788157.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 6 examines how politics as values plays out at the local scale. Drawing upon a case study of how public support for local food markets is affecting farming near Bordeaux, the chapter first ... More


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