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Cities and Economic Development

From the Dawn of History to the Present

by Bairoch, Paul.

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Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsChristopher Braider (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages596
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7415181M
ISBN 100226034666
ISBN 109780226034669

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A framework addressing what sustainable economic development is, why it matters, and how it is similar to and different from traditional economic development.! A set of sustainable economic development initiatives and programs for cities/regions, with descriptions of each initiative and program, along with possible delivery partners. The Quad Cities region is a bi-state, six-county region in eastern Iowa and western Illinois where the Mississippi River and Interstate 80 intersect. Businesses and people alike continue to locate, grow and thrive in the Quad Cities region because of our competitive business costs and advantages, as well as the idyllic Midwestern lifestyle.

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The book Cities and Economic Development: From the Dawn of History to the Present, Paul Bairoch is published by University of Chicago Press.

but an excellent book nonetheless. From the title, I expected a lot more discussion and history of economic development, but it was a straight thistory of urban development. After having read dozens of other histories, I still learned a lot from this book. Thsi is one I Cited by: "Emerald Cities is definitely a must read.a nuanced and fair-minded study of urban sustainability and economic development."-- Sustainability "Comprehensive in scope, Emerald Cities is an invaluable resource for those desirous of sustainable and prosperous by: The book surveys a wide range of topics, including: the historical origins of world urbanization; the role cities play in the process of economic development; the nature of urban poverty and the challenge of promoting sustainable livelihoods; the complexities of managing urban land, housing, infrastructure and urban services; and the spectres.

The thesis of this book is that cities are the primary drivers of economic development. Her main argument is that explosive economic growth derives from urban import replacement. Import replacement occurs when a city begins to locally produce goods that it formerly imported, e.g., Tokyo bicycle factories replacing Tokyo bicycle importers in the /5.

There’s a growing recognition that many of the most important economic opportunities and decisions will be realized at the metropolitan level.

“Remaking Economic Development” explains how past practice is simply inadequate to capitalizing on these opportunities and lays out the steps that cities (and metropolitan regions) will need to take.

When and how were cities born. Does urbanization foster innovation and economic development. What was the level of urbanization in traditional societies. Did the Industrial Revolution facilitate urbanization.

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On how cities and towns can start taking back their future through new forms of civic engagement and economic development. We called it “Maker City: A Practical Guide for Reinventing American Cities” () and it became a best seller.

You can read the book online on Medium. Or better yet, buy it on Amazon. Economic growth and development in Macau (–): The role of the booming gaming industry - Open access Mingjie Sheng | Chaolin Gu Public space and the challenge of urban transformation in cities of emerging economies: Jeddah case study - Open access.

Books by the world's most original writers were picked by UNESCO's Cities of Literature to align to the UN’s blueprint for a better future. These fiction and non-fiction works help readers better understand sustainable development. The Political Economy of Capital Cities aims to address this gap by presenting the dynamics that influence policy and economic development in four in-depth case studies examining the SCCs of.

The AARP Roadmap to Livability: Economic Development Workbook is the sixth title in the six-part AARP Roadmap to Livability Collection. This workbook, which demonstrates the economic rewards of embracing livable community principles, is a companion resource to the steps and strategies presented in Book 1 (a broad overview about livability.

The Economic Development Handbook () compiles the state's economic development laws in one, convenient publication.

It is intended to inform Texas cities about the wide-range of legal tools that are available to local communities. The publication is only available as a PDF. Print your own copy of the Economic Development Handbook (PDF). Although there are hypotheses on how smart cities generate wealth and social benefits for nations, there are no significant empirical studies available on how they generate urban economic development through urban spatial adaptation.

This book with 13 cities research studies is one attempt to fill in the gap in knowledge base. This report examines the economic role of cities. It illustrates the important contributions of cities to national economic development and poverty reduction. It looks at the agglomeration economies, city clusters, city regions and mega city regions.

HS//11E ISBN (Series): ISBN(Volume): File Size: 2MB. Urban agriculture (UA) as a tool for sustainable development in cities and urban regions has been significantly important since the last decade either for developed or developing countries. Much of the economic development literature, likely the majority, would appear to be focused upon 1) larger metropolitan development and/or the redevelopment of blighted urban and industrial regions (Brookings Institution, ; Leinberger, ), or 2) the political economy of state development in the developing world (Kosack & Tobin.Framework for Creating a Smart Growth Economic Development Strategy: A Tool for Small Cities and Towns () is a step-by-step guide to building a place-based economic development strategy.

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The Economic Development Sales Tax Using Sales Tax to Promote Economic Development The use of the sales tax for economic development purposes has been one of the most popular and effective tools used by cities to promote economic development.

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