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Perspectives on Regional Economic Development

  • Robert J. Stimson
  • Roger R. Stough
  • Brian H. Roberts
Part of the Advances in Spatial Science book series (ADVSPATIAL)

Abstract

The role of regions in national economies has changed significantly in recent times as a result of globalization and structural adjustment. Understanding these processes of change is crucial for undertaking regional economic analysis and in planning for regional development.

Keywords

Central Place Regional Economic Development Growth Pole Agglomeration Effect Industry Cluster 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert J. Stimson
    • 1
  • Roger R. Stough
    • 2
  • Brian H. Roberts
    • 3
  1. 1.Centre for Research into Sustainable Urban and Regional Futures, School of Geography, Planning and ArchitectureThe University of QueenslandSt. LuciaAustralia
  2. 2.School of Public PolicyGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA
  3. 3.Center for Developing CitiesUniversity of CanberraCanberraAustralia

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