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Innovation Capabilities and Skill Formation

Michael H. Best

in The New Competitive Advantage: The Renewal of American Industry

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297451
eISBN:
9780191595967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198297459.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Industrial innovation involves the integration of R&D including basic, developmental, and applied research with production. Three models are contrasted: science‐push, incremental, and regional or ... More


Opening the Convergence Black Box: Measurement Problems and Demographic Aspects

Ravi Kanbur and Anthony J. Venables

in Spatial Inequality and Development

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199278633
eISBN:
9780191602191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278636.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The authors address the issues involved with the use of microeconomic data—household surveys—to compare the patterns of income growth among different regions instead of the commonly used aggregate ... More


Economic Development Is No Longer Optional

Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein

in Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646862
eISBN:
9781469646886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646862.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

The prosperity of regional economies is inescapably linked to the health of their colleges and universities. Economic development has evolved from a by-product of higher education to a public ... More


Regional Growth in the Green and Gray Knowledge Economy

Mario Polèse

in The Wealth and Poverty of Regions: Why Cities Matter

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226673158
eISBN:
9780226673172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226673172.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The transition of industrialized nations from poor rural societies to rich urban societies has been accompanied by profound changes, not the least of which is the potential of different places to ... More


Coping with Adversity: Regional Economic Resilience and Public Policy

Harold Wolman, Howard Wial, Travis St. Clair, and Edward Hill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780801451690
eISBN:
9781501709494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451690.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The book analyses two different forms of economic adversity faced by urban regions – external shocks and chronic economic distress. It then examines whether and why some regions are resilient to ... More


Introduction

Kara Murphy Schlichting

in New York Recentered: Building the Metropolis from the Shore

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226613024
eISBN:
9780226613161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226613161.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introduction outlines the territory and thematic frameworks that serve to organize this history of New York City’s development as a metropolitan region between 1840 and 1950. Focusing on the ... More


Economic Geography: Volume 2: Urbanization, Industry, and Development

L. S. Bhat, H. Ramachandran, and R. N. Vyas (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458424
eISBN:
9780199086764
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458424.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This survey of research on economic geography in two volumes is part of a series undertaken by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) since 1969, covering various social science ... More


The Rise (and Rise) of the World Economy

Francis Teal

in The Poor and the Plutocrats: From the poorest of the poor to the richest of the rich

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198870142
eISBN:
9780191912979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198870142.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In this chapter we turn from the consideration of individual countries to the whole world economy and document the continuing rapid rises in global incomes. Growth is shown to have been rapid for ... More


Growing Up Concerned: Childhood, Family, and the Formation of a Value System, 1918–1939

James J. Lorence

in Palomino: Clinton Jencks and Mexican-American Unionism in the American Southwest

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037559
eISBN:
9780252094804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037559.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter argues that what Jencks learned as a result of exploration was the hard lesson that his region had been the site of sharp labor-management confrontation in the rugged mining districts of ... More


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