Creating Competitiveness: Entrepreneurship and Innovation by David Audretsch, Mary Walshok, Mary Lindenstein Walshok

By David Audretsch, Mary Walshok, Mary Lindenstein Walshok

Even if competitiveness is sometimes linked to enterprises, they don't seem to be the one organizational physique whose functionality depends upon competitiveness. This poignant insightful e-book makes a speciality of how the various fiscal functionality of towns and areas, either inside of countries in addition to throughout international locations, through the period of the nice Recession additionally highlights the necessity for competitiveness.

Competitive towns and areas get pleasure from a great monetary functionality, whereas their much less aggressive opposite numbers adventure poorer fiscal progress and lengthening unemployment.
Using best frameworks, this examine presents functions and case reviews approximately what shapes the competitiveness of areas in a global context. particular guidelines that improve neighborhood competitiveness are pointed out and analyzed.

Scholars of nearby economics, city economics, city making plans and public coverage in addition to policymakers will locate lots of priceless details during this invigorating book.

Contributors include: T. Andersson, R.D. Atkinson, D.B. Audretsch, S.M. Breznitz, D.P. Leyden, A.N. hyperlink, G.A. McDermott, N. Ram, S. Shivakumar, D.S. Siegel, M.L. Walshok, C.W. Wessner, D.A. Wolfe

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In addition, Erickcek and McKinney (2004) found that places with a higher share of college educated residents experienced a greater increase in per-capital income. Moretti found that raising the overall education level of an area increases the wages of all workers in the area and contributes to economic growth (Moretti, 2004). Likewise, Iranzo and Peri found that the share of the workforce with a college degree is a key factor in explaining state economy productivity (Iranzo and Peri, 2009). , 2008).

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