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Metropolitan Regions free pdf Metropolitan growth has been dramatic in the past several decades, and today metropolitan regions are recognized as the main driving forces in national growth and development as well as in national and global innovation processes. The purpose of this book is to contribute to a better understanding of how metropolitan regions and their subsystems interact and compete, why they differ in their capacity to nurture innovation and growth, and how metropolitan policies must be designed to secure the region's long-term vitality. To that end, it presents new contributions on theories of urban growth, institutions and policies of urban change, and case studies of urban growth prepared by international experts.

About Johan Klaesson

Johan Klaesson is an Associate professor of Economics at Jonkoping International Business School (JIBS). He is also Director of the research center CEnSE (Centre for Entrepreneurship and Spatial Economics) located at JIBS. He received his PhD in 2001. He has worked on regional development for the Swedish Board of Agriculture. He was appointed Associate professor at JIBS in 2007. His research focus on regional growth and development and in particular the regional effects of infrastructure, entrepreneurship and the "knowledge economy". Borje Johansson is professor of Economics at the Jonkoping International Business School (JIBS) and adjunct professor at the Economics division at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH). At the same place he is also director of CESIS, Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies, sharing his time between KTH and JIBS. He received his PhD at Gothenburg University in 1978 and was acting professor in Regional economics at the University of Umea in 1979. At the same university he has been director of the Centre of Regional Science (CERUM) and professor of Regional Economics. In 1982 he joined the international institute IIASA and was in charge of the Regional Development Program. Later he was appointed professor at the University of Trondheim in Norway, guest professor at KTH, and professor at Jonkoping International Business School. He has spent research periods at the Tottori and Kyoto Universities, at CSIRO (Melbourne) and Boston University. He has also been guest scientist of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS-grant). 2000-2003 he was president of the European Regional Science Association ERSA. He has published a wide set of journal articles books, and edited books. Charlie Karlsson is Professor of the Economics of Technological Change at Jonkoping International Business School (JIBS), Jonkoping, Sweden, Guest Professor of Economics at University West, Trollhattan, Sweden, Professor of Industrial Economics and Organization at Blekinge Technical University, Karlskrona, Sweden and Associate Professor ("docent") in Regional Planning at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Charlie Karlsson is the president of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA) since January 1st 2009. In his research, he has focused on infrastructure economics, urban economics, the economics of innovation and technological change, regional economics, spatial industrial dynamics, entrepreneurship and small business economics, international trade and the economics of R

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Author : Johan Klaesson
Publisher : Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH
Data Published : 10 July 2015
ISBN : 364243827X
EAN : 9783642438271
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 514 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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