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Storper, Michael
Keys to the city : how economics, institutions, social interactions, and politics shape the development / Michael Storper
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2013]
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HT371 .S76 2013    DUE 09-15-14
Subject(s) Cities and towns -- Growth -- Economic aspects
Regional planning -- Social aspects
City planning -- Social aspects
Physical Description x, 275 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [229]-265) and index
Contents Introduction: Cities and regions in the twenty-first century : why do they develop and change? -- The economic context of city and regional development. Workshops of the world economy : people, jobs, and places -- The motor of urban economies : specialization -- Disruptive innovation : geography and economics -- Cities and individuals : how we shape cities, but not the way we want to -- The institutional context of cities and regions. Winner and loser regions : the "where" of development -- Communities and the economy -- Robust action : society, community, and development -- Social interaction and urban economies. Technology, globalization, and local interaction -- Local context : the genius of cities -- Face-to-face contact -- The political context of city and regional development. Exit or voice? : politics, societies, and city-systems -- Justice, efficiency, and cities : should regions help one another? -- Conclusion -- Dear policymaker: some keys for you -- Notes -- References -- Index

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