Regional Competitiveness and Smart Specialization in Europe Place-based Development in International Economic Networks
Place-based Development in International Economic Networks
- New Horizons in Regional Science series
Regions economically differ from each other – they compete in different products and geographical spaces, exhibit different strengths and weaknesses, and provide different possibilities for growth and development. What fosters growth in one region may hamper it in another. This highly original book presents an accessible methodology for identifying competitors and their particular circumstances in Europe, discusses regional competitiveness from a conceptual perspective and explores both past and future regional development policies in Europe.