Logo - springer
Slogan - springer

Economics - Regional / Spatial Science | Service Industries and Regions - Growth, Location and Regional Effects

Service Industries and Regions

Growth, Location and Regional Effects

Cuadrado-Roura, Juan R. (Ed.)

2013, X, 447 p. 98 illus., 24 illus. in color.

Available Formats:
eBook
Information

Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection (DRM free). Instead, all eBooks include personalized watermarks. This means you can read the Springer eBooks across numerous devices such as Laptops, eReaders, and tablets.

You can pay for Springer eBooks with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

After the purchase you can directly download the eBook file or read it online in our Springer eBook Reader. Furthermore your eBook will be stored in your MySpringer account. So you can always re-download your eBooks.

 
$139.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-3-642-35801-2

digitally watermarked, no DRM

Included Format: PDF and EPUB

download immediately after purchase


learn more about Springer eBooks

add to marked items

Hardcover
Information

Hardcover version

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$179.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-3-642-35800-5

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

  • Overview of the evolution of service industries, the influence of globalization and innovation, and main factors explaining their growth and location trends
  • New contributions on a previously under-researched topic
  • Novelty in regional analysis

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 terrritorial impact and regional effects.

The main objective of this book is to offer a comprehensive approach to these aspects, focusing particularly on the location factors of service industries and the importance of some specific services, such as business services and knowledge and information services. The contributions have been prepared by well-known experts in the field from a wide number of countries. The focus of all contributions is not only on theoretical aspects, but also provides empirical analyses on specific countries and topics such as the geographical concentration, globalization impacts, foreign direct investments, and innovation.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Foreign Direct Investment - Regional Policies - Service Innovation - Service Sector

Related subjects » Geography - Industrial Organization - Regional / Spatial Science

Table of contents 

Introduction.- Part I: Service Industries: Growth Factors, Globalization and Innovation.- Part II: Regional Aspects of FDI in Services, Export Decisions, Productivity and Employment.- Part III: Location of Service Industries: Cities, Internationalization, the Case of Some Specific Activities and Regional Development Policies.

Popular Content within this publication 

 

Articles

Read this Book on Springerlink

Services for this book

New Book Alert

Get alerted on new Springer publications in the subject area of Regional Science.