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Oxford Handbook of Local Competitiveness

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ISBN-10: 0199993300

ISBN-13: 9780199993307

Edition: 2015

Authors: David B. Audretsch, Albert N. Link, Mary Lindenstein Walshok

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The local levels of economies have felt the impact of technological change and globalization. These forces have triggered the need to understand the dynamic mechanisms that enable locales to respond to such changes. For example, the downsizing of traditional employers because of a major loss in market share due to new competitors, acquisition by global firms, or off-shoring of production or services was traditionally thought to be beyond the scope of powers of local policy makers, thinkers, and business leaders. In the world of practice, those concerned about the economic performance of place-city, region or state-are increasingly focused on how to adapt to these trends and leverage their…    
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Book details

List price: $165.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 522
Size: 6.89" wide x 9.49" long x 1.42" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Albert N. Link is professor of economics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and editor in chief of the Journal of Technology Transfer. His is the author of more than forty books, most recently Public Goods, Public Gains, Government as Entrepreneur, and Cyber Security: Economic Strategies and Public Policy Alternatives.