Pengfei Ni , Qiong Jie Zheng (Eds.), 2014, Urban competitiveness and innovation, Cheltenham (UK), 296 p. Look inside
Against the backdrop of today’s climate of economic globalization and the rapid development of information, this timely book explores the complex concept of competitiveness between cities. The expert contributors illustrate that innovation is a prerequisite for increasing urban competitiveness, and highlight the various ways that urban innovation-based competitiveness can be approached.
Contributors include: G. Ferrari, F. Gipouloux, L. Kamal-Chaoui, P.K. Kresl, S. Mollica, P. Ni, J. Shen, J. Sobrino, P. Taylor, L. van den Berg, H. Wolman
Article by François Gipouloux: The Strategic Shift Toward Domestic Market, Service Enhancement, and Urban Competitiveness in China