By Thomas Quinn
By Joseph L Scarpaci
By Simon Bulmer,David Dolowitz,Peter Humphreys,Stephen Padgett
This new booklet provides a transparent conceptual framework for realizing the move of coverage principles among european states, including an empirical research of regulatory swap inside ecu utilities.
Policy move is a brand new software for knowing european policy-making. This quantity exhibits how the character of associations, interdependence among trans-national and nationwide jurisdictions and social structures, relate coverage actors throughout geographical barriers, picking 4 uncomplicated varieties of european coverage move and learning:
- ‘uploading’– how member states compete to form the ecu time table in accordance with their very own institutional preparations and coverage personal tastes
- ‘downloading’– how states adapt to altering european incentives and constraints
- ‘socialization’ – how ecu coverage norms are internalized within the trust structures of household actors
- ‘information alternate’ among nationwide actors during european interactions resulting in a horizontal diffusion of coverage rules.
The authors use an institutionalist point of view to teach how those varieties of coverage move function around the different platforms of governance came across around the ecu.
Policy move in eu Union Governance may be of significant curiosity to scholars and students of ecu Union politics and coverage, comparative public coverage and political economy.
By Andrew R. Goetz,Lucy Budd
By Michael Gunder,Jean Hillier
By Carlo Cambini,Alessandro Rubino
This publication makes a speciality of the 2 intra-regional projects created for the improvement and integration of strength markets: the strength group and MedReg.
The strength neighborhood and MedReg, except their universal strategic function in supplying a much-needed solid regulatory setting for power markets of their respective reference nations, characterize examples of a various improvement of nearby power projects. the previous is initiated through exterior elements and is an instance of a top-down technique, while the latter is a voluntary bottom-up initiative of the international locations concerned. the way in which the institutional framework is equipped isn't really with no outcomes at the functioning and association of the 2 local projects.
The booklet assesses those various techniques and their results within the framework of the improvement of the power group and MedReg, with specific connection with their effect on local integration, power coverage and institutional switch. The research is enriched with numerous case reviews at the position of self sufficient regulatory firms, the merchandising of renewable strength resources, infrastructure and interconnection improvement around the Mediterranean basin and the results of exporting the ecu institutional version. This ebook is aimed toward coverage makers, associations, strength businesses and teachers to supply a greater knowing of the industrial and institutional eco-system that represent the Mediterranean area.
By Stuart A. Rosenfeld
Stuart A. Rosenfeld offers a well timed research of the issues the USA and different industrialized nations face as they modify from economies according to usual assets and items to economies in line with caliber of human assets and high-performance, market-oriented companies. many of the questions raised contain: Will American effectively face the aggressive problem of the worldwide economic system? Can US production bring up productiveness and innovate sufficient to stay fit? Have the newest advances in technique know-how and administration perform penetrated the agricultural commercial base? How can public coverage aid increase the competitiveness of the an important production sector?
This ebook demanding situations the normal knowledge in financial improvement coverage. earlier nation and native commercial coverage thinking about locational judgements, no longer on problems with competitiveness. development the aggressive benefit of is extra vital than selling the aggressive benefits of situation. Incentives to modernize are extra very important than subsidies to locate.
Competitive Manufacturing makes use of the agricultural South, the main industrialized rural zone of the state, to check the strengths and weaknesses of producing because the foundation for monetary progress. utilizing ancient research, surveys, and in depth case stories, the writer analyzes the technological services of rural production, the criteria that effect the choice to modernize, and the results of know-how on schooling and paintings. Comparative reports in Denmark and Italy element to new instructions for US financial improvement policy.
By Rodney Howes,Herbert Robinson
Until now procurement techniques have frequently targeting the mechanisms and the ‘bricks and mortar’ with out a thorough research of the procedures and their implications for providers. the result's that each one too frequently infrastructure tasks are carried out in an advert hoc and fragmented manner. during this ground-breaking booklet, Rodney Howes and Herbert Robinson supply a holistic method of infrastructure provision that allows infrastructure supply aimed toward continually enhancing the extent and caliber of companies. serious problems with coverage and approach, implementation, and operational facets are tested in the context of sustainability.
By emphasising the significance of paying for infrastructure inside of an total nationwide or neighborhood improvement coverage and approach, the authors have confirmed the significance of linking funding and source judgements to neighborhood social, monetary and environmental wishes. With each one bankruptcy rigorously written to mirror a part of the infrastructure supply chain and illustrated with sensible examples and case reviews from around the globe, this e-book deals a brand new blueprint for infrastructure funding and source management.
By Charles Landry,Phil Wood
The Intercultural urban, in line with quite a few case reviews all over the world, analyses the hyperlinks among city switch and cultural range. It attracts on unique learn within the US, Europe, Australasia and the united kingdom. It opinions previous and present coverage and introduces new conceptual frameworks. It offers major and useful suggestion for readers, with new insights and instruments for practitioners comparable to the ?intercultural lens?, ?indicators of openness?, ?urban cultural literacy? and ?ten steps to an Intercultural City?.
Published with Comedia.
By Michael Storper,Thomas Kemeny,Naji Makarem,Taner Osman
The upward thrust and Fall of city Economies demanding situations the various traditional notions approximately financial improvement and sheds new gentle on its workings. The authors argue that it truly is necessary to comprehend the interactions of 3 significant components—economic specialization, human capital formation, and institutional factors—to make certain how good a nearby financial system will deal with new possibilities and demanding situations. Drawing on economics, sociology, political technological know-how, and geography, they argue that the industrial improvement of metropolitan areas hinges on formerly underexplored capacities for organizational switch in enterprises, networks of individuals, and networks of leaders. by way of learning San Francisco and la in unheard of degrees of intensity, this e-book extracts classes for the sphere of monetary improvement reviews and concrete areas round the world.
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