Edited by John R. Bryson, Lauren Andres and Rachel Mulhall
Chapter 2: Regenerating regional economies: trade in goods and services and people
This chapter explores trade in goods, services and people and the role this plays in regenerating economies. The argument is based on the belief that there is a real need to combine both macro and micro perspectives. This approach explores the networks of interactions between diverse agencies within regions and the necessity of placing a regional economy in a broader context by considering external linkages. The discussion in this chapter has highlighted two main challenges facing regional economies – trade in goods and services and trade in people. These challenges have become ever more complex but what academia can do is contribute to enhanced understanding of how an economy works, how it is changing, how future demands for its goods and services will evolve, the needs in terms of investment in human capital, in housing, in infrastructure and in the capacity to adapt to change.
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