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Advances in the Theory and Practice of Smart Specialization

Advances in the Theory and Practice of Smart Specialization
  • Author : Slavo Radosevic
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 August 2017
  • ISBN : 0128041595
  • Pages : 394 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Regional growth in the European Union hinges to a large extent on smart specialization, a new and exciting theme in economic innovation studies. Advances in the Theory and Practice of Smart Specialization illuminates problems that have stifled the implementation of smart specialization policies, such as unique regional constraints and the inter-dependent demands of economic growth and commercial development. Forward-looking and pragmatic, it provides guidance for developing smart specialization strategies both to those involved in European affairs and others grappling with regional innovation and economic development worldwide. Emphasizes specific contexts for smart specialization, its international approach and institutional preconditions Examines comparable initiatives worldwide Explains how to implement smart specialization policies given different development levels of regions and countries


Advances in the Theory and Practice of Smart Specialization

Advances in the Theory and Practice of Smart Specialization
  • Author : Slavo Radosevic,Adrian Curaj,Radu Gheorghiu,Liviu Andreescu,Imogen Wade
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 August 2017
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in the Theory and Practice of Smart Specialization

Regional growth in the European Union hinges to a large extent on smart specialization, a new and exciting theme in economic innovation studies. Advances in the Theory and Practice of Smart Specialization illuminates problems that have stifled the implementation of smart specialization policies, such as unique regional constraints and the inter-dependent demands of economic growth and commercial development. Forward-looking and pragmatic, it provides guidance for developing smart specialization strategies both to those involved in European affairs and others grappling with


The Routledge International Handbook of European Social Transformations

The Routledge International Handbook of European Social Transformations
  • Author : Peeter Vihalemm,Anu Masso,Signe Opermann
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 22 November 2017
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This book focuses on social transformations as one of the central topics in the social sciences. The study of European social transformations is very valuable in the context of universal discussions within social sciences: explaining invariable, universal attributes of societies and examining changing attributes. The book consists of 20 chapters on European social transformations, written from the perspectives of distinguished scholars from such disciplines as economics, political science, educational science, geography, media and communication studies, public management and administration, social psychology


The Oxford Handbook of Industrial Policy

The Oxford Handbook of Industrial Policy
  • Author : Arkebe Oqubay,Christopher Cramer,Ha-Joon Chang,Richard Kozul-Wright
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 19 October 2020
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Industrial policy has long been regarded as a strategy to encourage sector-, industry-, or economy-wide development by the state. It has been central to competitiveness, catching up, and structural change in both advanced and developing countries. It has also been one of the most contested perspectives, reflecting ideologically inflected debates and shifts in prevailing ideas. There has lately been a renewed interest in industrial policy in academic circles and international policy dialogues, prompted by the weak outcomes of policies pursued


Smart Development for Rural Areas

Smart Development for Rural Areas
  • Author : André Torre,Stefano Corsi,Michael Steiner,Frédéric Wallet,Hans Westlund
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 October 2020
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This thought-provoking book questions the framework of the Horizon 2020 strategy and the policies of smart development. It aims to answer the following question: Is there any possibility for a policy of smart development and smart specialization in rural and peri-urban areas? Based on detailed analytical studies, empirical and econometric methods, as well as various European case studies, several conclusions are drawn. Smart development policies are well adapted to the developed or intermediate regions containing at the same time rural and


Smart Specialisation

Smart Specialisation
  • Author : Dominique Foray
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 August 2014
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This is the first book on a new policy approach that has been widely adopted in Europe and beyond. It analyses the concept of smart specialisation and discuss the need for smart specialisation strategies, explains why the approach is new and different from more standard policy processes and explores what are the conditions for successful implementation. Smart Specialisation: Opportunities and Challenges for Regional Innovation Policy describes the origin of the concept, explains when a smart specialisation policy is necessary, provides


Leisure and Aging

Leisure and Aging
  • Author : Heather Julie Gibson,Jerome F. Singleton
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release : 28 February 2021
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"Leisure and Aging: Theory and Practice" provides students and professionals with a balanced perspective of current knowledge as it presents cutting-edge research in both fields. Supplemented by online ancillaries, this text offers a wealth of knowledge on various aspects of life for older people and the role of leisure in their lives.


Revitalising Lagging Regions

Revitalising Lagging Regions
  • Author : Mariachiara Barzotto,Carlo Corradini,Felicia M. Fai,Sandrine Labory,Philip R. Tomlinson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 20 December 2019
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This Expo book brings together leading academic and policymaker experts to reflect on the significant challenges faced by lagging regions in participating in the European Union’s Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS3) programme. In doing so, the book offers a set of new policy recommendations on the design and implementation of appropriate Smart Specialisation Strategies (S3) in lagging regions, which may enable them to benefit from the opportunities of digitalisation and Industry 4.0 (I4.0).


Art in Social Work Practice

Art in Social Work Practice
  • Author : Ephrat Huss,Eltje Bos
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 October 2018
GET THIS BOOKArt in Social Work Practice

This is the first book ever to be published on arts use in social work. Bringing together theoretical connections between arts and social work, and with practice examples of arts in micro and macro social work practice from around the world, the book aims to inspire the reader with new ideas. It provides specific skills, defines what is social rather than fine or projective art use, and explains the theoretical connection between art and social work. It has chapters from


New Avenues for Regional Innovation Systems - Theoretical Advances, Empirical Cases and Policy Lessons

New Avenues for Regional Innovation Systems - Theoretical Advances, Empirical Cases and Policy Lessons
  • Author : Arne Isaksen,Roman Martin,Michaela Trippl
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 01 March 2018
GET THIS BOOKNew Avenues for Regional Innovation Systems - Theoretical Advances, Empirical Cases and Policy Lessons

This book discusses the latest theoretical advances in regional innovation research, presents empirical cases involving the development of regional innovation systems (RISs), and explores regional innovation policy approaches. Grounded in the extensive literature on RISs, it addresses state-of-the-art developments in light of recent theoretical advances in economic geography and related disciplines. Written in honor of Bjørn Asheim's seventieth birthday, the book includes novel and carefully selected chapters prepared by collaborators, colleagues and former PhD-students of one of the founding


Sustainable Urbanization

Sustainable Urbanization
  • Author : Mustafa Ergen
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 28 September 2016
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Urbanization

The rapid urbanization that began with industrialization has begun to cause many problems. New approaches are emerging today to minimize these problems and make urban areas more livable. These problems include insufficient social facilities in urban areas for increasing populations due to migration and unbalanced use of green areas, water, and energy resources due to urbanization. Careless consumption and the pollution of natural resources will cause people many more problems in the future than they do today in urban development.


Health Promotion Programs

Health Promotion Programs
  • Author : Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE)
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 18 March 2010
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Health Promotion Programs introduces the theory of health promotion and presents an overview of current best practices from a wide variety of settings that include schools, health care organizations, workplace, and community. The 43 contributors to Health Promotion Programs focus on students and professionals interested in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs that promote health equity. In addition to the focus on best practices, each chapter contains information on: Identifying health promotion programs Eliminating health disparities Defining and applying health promotion theories


Applied Machine Learning for Smart Data Analysis

Applied Machine Learning for Smart Data Analysis
  • Author : Nilanjan Dey,Sanjeev Wagh,Parikshit N. Mahalle,Mohd. Shafi Pathan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 20 May 2019
GET THIS BOOKApplied Machine Learning for Smart Data Analysis

The book focuses on how machine learning and the Internet of Things (IoT) has empowered the advancement of information driven arrangements including key concepts and advancements. Ontologies that are used in heterogeneous IoT environments have been discussed including interpretation, context awareness, analyzing various data sources, machine learning algorithms and intelligent services and applications. Further, it includes unsupervised and semi-supervised machine learning techniques with study of semantic analysis and thorough analysis of reviews. Divided into sections such as machine learning, security,


Communication and Organizational Knowledge

Communication and Organizational Knowledge
  • Author : Heather E. Canary,Robert D. McPhee
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 July 2010
GET THIS BOOKCommunication and Organizational Knowledge

This book provides an overview of communication-centered theory and research regarding organizational knowledge and learning. It brings the work of scholars in communication, management, information technology, and other disciplines together in a coherent volume that represents existing research and theory on communication-related knowledge work. Chapters address what constitutes knowledge, how knowledge functions within and across organizations, and how organizational members develop and manage knowledge for organizational purposes. The book also provides a forum for these scholars to pose directions for


European Higher Education Area: The Impact of Past and Future Policies

European Higher Education Area: The Impact of Past and Future Policies
  • Author : Adrian Curaj,Ligia Deca,Remus Pricopie
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 03 July 2018
GET THIS BOOKEuropean Higher Education Area: The Impact of Past and Future Policies

This volume presents the major outcomes of the third edition of the Future of Higher Education – Bologna Process Researchers Conference (FOHE-BPRC 3) which was held on 27-29 November 2017. It acknowledges the importance of a continued dialogue between researchers and decision-makers and benefits from the experience already acquired, this way enabling the higher education community to bring its input into the 2018-2020 European Higher Education Area (EHEA) priorities. The Future of Higher Education – Bologna Process Researchers Conference (FOHE-BPRC) has already established itself


Higher Education Reforms in Romania

Higher Education Reforms in Romania
  • Author : Adrian Curaj,Ligia Deca,Eva Egron-Polak,Jamil Salmi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 07 November 2014
GET THIS BOOKHigher Education Reforms in Romania

Romania is an active player in various international higher education areas, while undergoing a series of higher education reforms within its national framework. The Higher Education Evidence Based Policy Making: a necessary premise for progress in Romania project was implemented by the Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI) in the timeframe February 2012 – February 2014, being co-financed by the European Social Fund through the Operational Programme “Administrative Capacity Development”. The project aimed to increase the capacity of