Service Industries and Regions

Growth, Location and Regional Effects

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ISBN: 978-3-642-35800-5 (Print) 978-3-642-35801-2 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Pages 1-17

    Introduction: Objectives, Approach and Main Lessons Learned

  3. Service Industries: Growth Factors, Globalization and Innovation

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      Pages 19-19

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      Pages 21-42

      Towards Increasingly “Tertiarised” Economies: Facts, Factors and Prospects

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      Pages 43-64

      The Service Sector in the New Globalization Phase: Evidence from European Regions

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      Pages 65-108

      Patterns and Trends in Services Related Activities in OECD Regions

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      Pages 109-133

      Global Innovation Networks, Territory and Services Innovation

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      Pages 135-155

      Reconfiguring the Global Service Economy? The Case of the BRICs

  4. Regional Aspects of FDI in Services, Export Decisions, Productivity and Employment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 157-157

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      Pages 159-176

      FDI in Services in European Regions: An Overview

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      Pages 177-201

      Export Decisions of Services Firms Between Agglomeration Effects and Market-Entry Costs

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      Pages 203-226

      Do Services Play a Role in Regional Productivity Growth Across Europe?

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      Pages 227-249

      Service Employment and Unemployment in the Great Recession: Trends in OECD Countries and U.S. States

  5. Location of Service Industries: Cities, Internationalization, the Case of Some Specific Activities and Regional Development Policies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 251-251

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      Pages 253-284

      The Location of Service Industries

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      Pages 285-304

      European Cities in Globalization: A Comparative Analysis Based on the Location Strategies of Advanced Producer Services

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      Pages 305-337

      Geographical Distribution and Regional Specialization of Knowledge-Intensive Business Services: An Empirical Investigation Across European Regions

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      Pages 339-364

      A New Service Typology: Geographical Diversity and Dynamics of the German Service Economy

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      Pages 365-386

      On the Difficulty of Comparing the Spatial Distribution of Service Industries Across Nations: Contrasting Spain and Canada

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      Pages 387-406

      The Importance of Creative Services Firms in Explaining the Wealth of European Regions

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      Pages 407-424

      Managing the Japanese Service Industry: Location, Competitiveness and Internationalization

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      Pages 425-447

      Services in Regional Development Policies: The French Case