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Inside the black box of regional development—human capital, the creative class and tolerance

Richard Florida, Charlotta Mellander and Kevin Stolarick.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Demand and Supply of Labour; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 12469 words.

While there is a general consensus on the importance of human capital to regional development, debate has emerged around two key issues. The first involves the efficacy of educational...

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Local Context and Advanced Technology Use by Small, Independent Manufacturers in Rural Areas

David A. McGranahan.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Household Analysis. 0 words.

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Power to the people: working-class demand for household power in 1930s Britain

Peter Scott and James Walker.

in Oxford Economic Papers

December 2011; p ublished online April 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic History; Energy Economics; Household Analysis; Market Structure and Pricing. 10812 words.

The 1930s witnessed an intense struggle between gas and electricity suppliers for the working class market, where the incumbent utility—gas—was also a reasonably efficient (and cheaper)...

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The ‘actually existing smart city’

Taylor Shelton, Matthew Zook and Alan Wiig.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Planning and Policy; Technological Change; Research and Development; Household Analysis. 5923 words.

This paper grounds the critique of the ‘smart city’ in its historical and geographical context. Adapting Brenner and Theodore’s notion of ‘actually existing neoliberalism’, we suggest a...