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Agglomeration, Growth and Regional Equity: An Analysis of Agriculture- versus Urban-led Development in Uganda

Paul Dorosh and James Thurlow.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regional Government Analysis; General Equilibrium and Disequilibrium; Economic Development. 8698 words.

Traditional development models focus on the sector rather than location of growth. Advocates of agriculture-led strategies emphasise agriculture's strong growth linkages and potential to...

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The asymmetrical impact of the economic crisis on unemployment and welfare in Greek urban economies

Theodosios Palaskas, Yannis Psycharis, Antonis Rovolis and Chrysostomos Stoforos.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Regional Government Analysis; Economic Development. 14687 words.

The article analyses the impact of the ongoing economic crisis on Greek urban economies. Utilizing a dataset of socio-economic, demographic and policy variables at the municipal level and...

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A Century of Research on Rural Development and Regional Issues

Elena G. Irwin, Andrew M. Isserman, Maureen Kilkenny and Mark D. Partridge.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regional Government Analysis; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 18020 words.

Rural North America has undergone a major economic transformation over the past century due to labor-saving technological progress, reductions in transport costs, and rising household...

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The contribution of universities to innovation and economic development: in what sense a regional problem?

Dominic Power and Anders Malmberg.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Regional Government Analysis; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 7182 words.

To explore the contradictions and problems apparent in contemporary policy towards universities, this article reviews two parallel but related debates: the debate about competitive and...

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Creatives after the crash

Betsy Donald, Meric S. Gertler and Peter Tyler.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regional Government Analysis; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 9609 words.

We examine recent evidence concerning the fate of creative workers since the economic crash of 2007–2008. There is some consensus that the creative economy is an important economic driver...

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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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Density, distance and division: the case of Chongqing municipality, China

Mark Roberts and Chor-ching Goh.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regional Government Analysis; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Development. 8194 words.

This paper analyses the empirical relevance of the 2009 World Development Report's 3D framework for the explanation of spatial productivity disparities within Chongqing municipality's...

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Entrepreneurial urbanism, austerity and economic governance

Crispian Fuller.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

October 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Regional Government Analysis. 11820 words.

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Many austerity accounts focus on the shrinkage of city governments, with less emphasis on state-building responses. Utilising the Cultural Political...

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The financialisation of infrastructure: the role of categorisation and property relations

Phillip M. O’Neill.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Capitalist Systems; Regional Government Analysis; Economic Development. 8375 words.

The paper explores the links between the tolling of flows through infrastructure passageways and the nature of financial securities that capture the earnings from these flows. At the heart...

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How does space affect the allocation of the EU Rural Development Policy expenditure? A spatial econometric assessment

Beatrice Camaioni, Roberto Esposti, Francesco Pagliacci and Franco Sotte.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

May 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 14861 words.

This article focuses on the main drivers of the distribution of the Rural Development Policy expenditure throughout the European Union (EU). Ex-post funds distribution across EU NUTS3...

Large mining enterprises and regional development in Chile: between the enclave and cluster

Martín Arias, Miguel Atienza and Jan Cademartori.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2014; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regional Government Analysis; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation; Economic Development. 10599 words.

Various regions have recently proposed the creation of clusters around large-scale mining. However, until the 1980s, mining regions were predominantly considered productive enclaves. This...

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Local institutions and local economic development: the Local Enterprise Partnerships in England, 2010–

Andy Pike, David Marlow, Anja McCarthy, Peter O’Brien and John Tomaney.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Economics; Economic Development; Development Planning and Policy; Regional Government Analysis. 8785 words.

This paper examines the roles of local institutions in economic development at the local level. Drawing upon comparative analysis of the 39 local enterprise partnerships emergent in England...

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Path-dependence and change in an old industrial area: the case of Taranto, Italy

Lidia Greco and Mariadele Di Fabbio.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Regional and Urban Economic History; Economic Development; Regional Government Analysis. 10379 words.

The article aims to contribute to the debate on path-dependence by providing qualitative evidence on the case of the steel area of Taranto (Italy), which is still host to the largest steel...

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Regional Economic Integration in Africa: A Review of Problems and Prospects with a Case Study of COMESA

Alemayehu Geda and Haile Kebret.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2008; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Regional Government Analysis; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 12443 words.

Major issues of regional economic integration in Africa could be grouped into two interrelated broad areas: issues of implementation and the limitation of insight form both the theoretical...

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The role of major infrastructure in subregional economic development: an empirical study of airports and cities

Julie Cidell.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2015; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Regional Government Analysis; Transport; Transportation Systems; Economic Development. 9472 words.

The link between airports, air service and regional economic development has been well-established and used to justify airport expansion at the expense of local communities because of...

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Sources of welfare disparities between and within regions of Brazil: evidence from the 2002–2003 household budget survey (POF)

Emmanuel Skoufias and Roy S. Katayama.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Regional Government Analysis; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis; Economic Development. 9330 words.

Brazil's inequalities in welfare and poverty between and within regions can be accounted for by differences in household attributes and returns to those attributes. Using Oaxaca–Blinder...

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The strategic management of core cities: Path dependence and economic adjustment in resilient regions

David A. Wolfe.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regional Government Analysis; Economic Development. 8276 words.

The evolutionary approach to economics hypothesizes that economies change in path-dependent ways, shaped and constrained by past decisions, chance events and accidents of history. These...

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Universities in crisis?—new challenges and strategies in two English city-regions

David Charles, Fumi Kitagawa and Elvira Uyarra.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Regional Government Analysis. 11239 words.

Universities in the UK have experienced dramatic changes since the onset of the global financial crisis, partly due to the immediate effects of the crisis, but also to the change in...

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Unrelated knowledge combinations: the unexplored potential for regional industrial path development

Markus Grillitsch, Bjørn Asheim and Michaela Trippl.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Methodology; Economic Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 9745 words.

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The article engages in a critical discussion of the related variety/regional branching argument and foregrounds a more differentiated perspective on...

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Urban fiscal austerity, infrastructure provision and the struggle for regional transit in ‘Motor City’

Stephen Hall and Andrew E. G. Jonas.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regional Government Analysis; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Transportation Systems; Economic Development. 9239 words.

Studies suggest that urban fiscal crises trigger the institutional separation of strategic services from general purpose municipal functions. Traditional reformists have highlighted the...

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