Fonseca, Madalena

Regional Upgrading in Southern Europe

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Table of contents

Part I. Regional Upgrading in Southern Europe and its Regions: The Context

1. Regional Upgrading in Southern Europe: A General Framework
Madalena Fonseca, Ugo Fratesi

2. Southern Europe at a Glance: Regional Disparities and Human Capital
Madalena Fonseca

3. The Role of Functions in Economic Underperformance of Southern European Regions
Ugo Fratesi

Part II. Regional Upgrading I: Innovation, Productivity, FDI, Infrastructure and Policies

4. Do Southern European Regions Really Lag Behind in Their Innovation Trends?
Roberta Capello, Camilla Lenzi

5. Regional Development and Structural Change: The Productivity Paradox of Spanish Peripheral Regions
J. Andres Faiña, Jesus Lopez-Rodriguez, Paulino Montes-Solla, Isidoro Romero, Laura Varela-Candamio

6. Patterns of Foreign Direct Investment in Southern European Periphery
Laura Resmini

7. Regional Economic Development, Human Capital and Transport Infrastructure in Greece: The Role of Geography
Vassilis Tselios, Antonis Rovolis, Yannis Psycharis

8. Globalisation, Delocalisation and Development: Conceptual Framework and Impacts on Southern European Countries
Athanasios Kalogeresis

9. The Impact of Regional and National Policies in the Development of the Italian Mezzogiorno
Guido Pellegrini

Part III. Regional Upgrading II: Human Capital, Education, Labour Market and Migration

10. The Role of Education in Regional Labour Markets: Evidence from Two Fragile Economies
Enrique López-Bazo, Vassilis Monastiriotis, Elisabet Motellón

11. Human Capital Formation and the Missing Regional Upgrading in the EU Periphery: The Role of Migration and Education-Job Mismatch
Nicola D. Coniglio, Francesco Prota

12. Ageing and Migration: Some Reflexions on the Effects of the Economic and Financial Crisis on Demographic Trends in Portuguese Regions
Maria Lucinda Fonseca, Diogo Abreu, Alina Esteves

13. Involving Universities in Regional Upgrading in the Periphery: Lessons from Northern Europe
Paul Benneworth, Rómulo Pinheiro

14. Higher Education, Human Capital, and Regional Dynamics in Southern Europe
Ricardo Biscaia, Pedro Teixeira, Vera Rocha, Margarida Fonseca Cardoso

Part IV. Postscript

15. Implications for European Economic Integration After the Brexit
Alberto Amaral

Keywords: Economics, Regional/Spatial Science, Economic Geography, Economic Policy, R & D/Technology Policy, Higher Education

Publication year
Advances in Spatial Science
Page amount
19 pages
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