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The city-region chimera: the political economy of metagovernance failure in Britain

David Etherington and Martin Jones.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis; Economic Sociology. 10390 words.

Within the context of spatial rebalancing and a Northern (metro-region) Powerhouse, this article explores the implementation of the devolution of employment and skills within the Sheffield...

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Critical interventions into the corporate smart city

Robert G. Hollands.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis; Economic Sociology. 9638 words.

Driven by the profit motive of global high-technology companies, in collusion with the trend towards city governance being wedded to a competitive form of ‘urban entrepreneurialism’, has...

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Cultural districts and the challenge of authenticity: the case of Piedmont, Italy

Lorenzo Mizzau and Fabrizio Montanari.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Sociology; Regional Government Analysis; Services. 11108 words.

Despite the globalizing nature of contemporary cultural artefacts, in many cases creativity seems to be still very much grounded in local geographic, social and economic contexts. In...

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Global policy developments towards industrial policy and skills: skills for competitiveness and growth

Francesca Froy.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Economic Sociology; Regional Government Analysis; Household Analysis. 8227 words.

There is a rising interest in both skills policy and industrial policy in OECD countries following the economic downturn. But how can skills policy best support industrial growth? In the...

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Land-Use Compatibility, Change, and Policy at the Rural-Urban Fringe: Insights from Social Capital

Lawrence W. Libby and Jeff S. Sharp.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Sociology; Regional Government Analysis. 3987 words.

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Pushing austerity: state failure, municipal bankruptcy and the crises of fiscal federalism in the USA

Jamie Peck.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2014; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Sociology; Regional Government Analysis; Public Economics. 15676 words.

By way of a critical exploration of austerity politics in the USA, the paper examines the means by which the Wall Street crisis of 2008 has been translated into a state crisis, especially...

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Smart cities: moving beyond urban cybernetics to tackle wicked problems

Robert Goodspeed.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2015; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics; Regional Government Analysis; Economic Sociology. 7704 words.

This article makes three related arguments. First, that although many definitions of the smart city have been proposed, corporate promoters say a smart city uses information technology to...

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