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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


Establishing Evidence

John Macdonald, Charles Branas, and Robert Stokes

in Changing Places: The Science and Art of New Urban Planning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691195216
eISBN:
9780691197791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195216.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter provides a guide to scientific evidence and explores how field experiments can be used as a scientific standard for determining what place-based policies to adopt, refine, or abandon. It ... More


Understanding place and public policy

Robin Hambleton

in Leading the inclusive city: Place-based innovation for a bounded planet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447304975
eISBN:
9781447311843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304975.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter argues that place should play a much more prominent role in policy making. The meaning of place is considered and five reasons for paying more attention to place are outlined: 1) ... More


Poverty in Education Across the UK: A Comparative Analysis of Policy and Place

Ian Thompson and Gabrielle Ivinson (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447327981
eISBN:
9781447330929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327981.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Poverty and place matter to children’s education. This book reports on and elaborates findings of the British Educational Research Association (BERA) Commission on Poverty and Policy Advocacy from ... More


Neighborhood and Community Initiatives

Julia Burdick-Will and Jens Ludwig

in Targeting Investments in Children: Fighting Poverty When Resources Are Limited

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475813
eISBN:
9780226475837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475837.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter reviews the available evidence about neighborhood-place effects on children's achievement outcomes, and the degree to which “place-based” policies might help improve outcomes for poor ... More


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