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Service industries and regions : growth, location and regional effects

Author: Juan R Cuadrado Roura
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Series: Advances in spatial science.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The service sector in most advanced economies accounts for up to seventy percent of employment and GDP and, given its growing importance, has received much research attention over the last two decades. However, not very much attention has been paid to the relationship between this sector and both its territorial impact and regional effects. The main objective of this book is to offer a comprehensive approach to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cuadrado-Roura, Juan R.
Service Industries and Regions : Growth, Location and Regional Effects.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Juan R Cuadrado Roura
ISBN: 9783642358012 3642358012 3642358004 9783642358005
OCLC Number: 836406607
Description: 1 online resource (449 pages).
Contents: Part I. Service Industries: Growth Factors, Globalization and Innovation --
Towards Increasingly "Tertiarised" Economies: Facts, Factors and Prospects / Juan R. Cuadrado-Roura --
The Service Sector in the New Globalization Phase: Evidence from European Regions / Roberta Capello, Ugo Fratesi --
Patterns and Trends in Services Related Activities in OECD Regions / Enrique Garcilazo, Florence Mouradian, Joaquim Oliveira-Martins --
Global Innovation Networks, Territory and Services Innovation / Philip Cooke --
Reconfiguring the Global Service Economy? The Case of the BRICs / Peter Daniels --
Part II. Regional Aspects of FDI in Services, Export Decisions, Productivity and Employment --
FDI in Services in European Regions: An Overview / Laura Resmini --
Export Decisions of Services Firms Between Agglomeration Effects and Market-Entry Costs / Henk L.M. Kox --
Do Services Play a Role in Regional Productivity Growth Across Europe? / Andrés Maroto-Sánchez, Juan R. Cuadrado-Roura --
Service Employment and Unemployment in the Great Recession: Trends in OECD Countries and U.S. States / William B. Beyers --
Part III. Location of Service Industries: Cities, Internationalization, the Case of Some Specific Activities and Regional Development Policies --
The Location of Service Industries / Juan R. Cuadrado-Roura --
European Cities in Globalization: A Comparative Analysis Based on the Location Strategies of Advanced Producer Services / Peter J. Taylor, Michael Hoyler, Simón Sánchez-Moral --
Geographical Distribution and Regional Specialization of Knowledge-Intensive Business Services: An Empirical Investigation Across European Regions / Blanca L. Delgado-Márquez, Marcos M. García-Velasco --
A New Service Typology: Geographical Diversity and Dynamics of the German Service Economy / Johannes Glückler, Ingmar Hammer --
On the Difficulty of Comparing the Spatial Distribution of Service Industries Across Nations: Contrasting Spain and Canada / Mario Polèse, Fernando Rubiera-Morollón --
The Importance of Creative Services Firms in Explaining the Wealth of European Regions / Rafael Boix, Blanca De-Miguel-Molina, José Luis Hervas-Oliver --
Managing the Japanese Service Industry: Location, Competitiveness and Internationalization / Patrik Ström --
Services in Regional Development Policies: The French Case / Camal Gallouj, Faïz Gallouj.
Series Title: Advances in spatial science.
Responsibility: Juan R. Cuadrado-Roura, editor.

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This book presents an overview of the evolution of service industries. It examines location factors of service industries and the importance of some specific services, such as business services and  Read more...

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