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The second edition of Regional Economics provides a comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of regional economics. This fully revised edition includes key theoretical developments of the last ten years.
Topics included span from the earliest location theories to the most recent regional growth theories. It is also is also enriched by the recent debate on smart specialization strategies recently developed by the EU for the design of new cohesion policies.
Key elements covered in the new edition include:
- proximity and innovation theories
- the concept of territorial capital
- the debate on the role of agglomeration economies in urban growth
This textbook is for undergraduate students in regional and urban economics as well as spatial planning courses.