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Regional Centres Development Plan (Supertowns)

  • Year: 2010
  • Publisher: Government of Western Australia Department of Regional Development and Lands
  • Published Location: Western Australia
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

The Regional Centres Development Plan (SuperTowns) is a Royalties for Regions initiative to encourage regional communities in the southern half of the state to plan and prepare for the future so they can take advantage of opportunities created by WA’s population growth to 2050. WA’s population is predicted to more than double over the next 40 ....

Regional Development Policies in OECD Countries

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: OECD
  • Publisher: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
  • Published Location: Paris, France
  • ISBN: 9789264087224

Policy makers need both a handy reference guide to the regional policies of their own and other countries and a broader analysis of trends in regional policies, based on sound, comparable information. Regional Policies in OECD Countries responds to this need. It is the first systematic, comparative analysis of OECD countries' regional policies. ....

Regional economic development, policy and regional disparity in large territories: The case of Canada and China

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Sulaiman, Ablajan
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: Universite de Montreal (Canada)
  • Published Location: Canada
  • ISBN: 9780494704332
  • Country: Canada, China

Economic convergence or divergence is a topic of considerable interest and debate, not only for validating or otherwise the two leading and competing growth models (the neoclassical and the endogenous growth approaches) but also for its policy-oriented implications. The conflicting predictions of the two alternative theoretical framewor ....

Regional industry diversity and its impact on regional unemployment

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Mason, S; Howard, D
  • Journal Name: Proceedings of 12th Path to Full Employment/17th National Unemployment Conference
  • Publisher: Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE)
  • Published Location: Newcastle, NSW
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

The national averages index and Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Census data (2001 and 2006) were used to explore links between industrial diversity and unemployment for ABS, statistical districts (SDist) of New South Wales (NSW). This study found that in 2001 and 2006 Port Macquarie was the most specialised economy and Tamworth the most div ....

Regional Innovation Systems

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: McCall, Tony
  • Publisher: The Institute for Regional Development - Cradle Coast Campus UTas
  • Country: Australia

Regional innovations systems are a response to the emerging view in the 1990s that national innovation systems were not necessarily successful in addressing the challenge of competitiveness in period of globalisation. Indeed, with the emergence of clusters as a local innovation system much of the emphasis on competitive advant ....

Regional living and community participation: are people with disability at a disadvantage?

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: McPhedran, Samara
  • Journal Name: Australian Social Policy
  • Journal Number: 9
  • Country: Australia

There is considerable evidence that people with disability are at a heightened likelihood of experiencing disadvantage in many facets of life. A greater likelihood of disadvantage may in turn increase the risk of exclusion from a range of opportunities, including social participation. However, factors that may lead to 'double disadvantage' among ....

Regional Policy in the Republic of Korea

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: K Hong
  • Editors: J Mawson
  • Journal Name: Regional Studies
  • Journal Number: Vol. 31, No. 4
  • Publisher: Regional Studies Association
  • ISBN: 1360-0591
  • Country: Republic of Korea

To date, regional policies pursued in South Korea have been regarded as a component of the national economic development strategy with very limited local participation. This has arisen largely because of the strong sectoral policies of central government, the lack of resources for regional budgets and the professional attitudes of central planner ....

Regional Victoria - Trends and Prospects

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Fiona McKenzie; Jennifer Frieden
  • Publisher: Department of Planning and Community Development
  • Published Location: Melbourne, Vic
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

This report aims to provide an overview of demographic change in regional (non-metropolitan) Victoria. It explores, not only the change in population numbers but also the components of population change and the economic, social and environmental factors influencing this change Report Location ....

Regulating Urbanisation in Sub-Saharan Africa through Cluster Settlements: Lessons for Urban Managers in Ethopia

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Alaci, Davidson Sunday Ashemi
  • Journal Name: Theoretical and Empirical Researches in Urban Management
  • Publisher: Research Centre in Public Administration & Public Services
  • Published Location: Bucharest, Romania
  • Country: Ethiopia

Against the backdrop that urbanization in sub-Sahara African (SSA) countries, including Ethiopia, has occurred without the attendant growth and development spillovers; and that the inherent benefits of urbanization are threatened by the fast pace of urbanization, unparalleled speed and the uneven spatial spread, This paper posits that t ....

Report on Government Services 2010

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Productivity Commission
  • Journal Name: Report on Government Services
  • Publisher: Productivity Commission
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • ISBN: 9781740372879
  • Country: Australia

Report Location ....

Resilience and Innovation in Indigenous Communities

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Scott, Pennie; Lovett, Anwen
  • Publisher: Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation
  • Published Location: Barton, ACT
  • Country: Australia, Vietnam, Indonesia, India

The on‐line searches will include case studies of positive examples from around the world. Direct contacts will be made with leaders and principals of the selected case studies, to have conversations with them and learn of the nuances which occurred and as part of the process of development, which will be on‐going. • Contact and dialogue wi ....

Resilience, adaptation and adaptability

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Pike A, Dawley S, Tomaney J
  • Journal Name: Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society
  • Journal Number: Vol.3, No.1
  • Country: United Kingdom

The resilience of places in response to uncertain, volatile and rapid change has emerged as a focus of academic and policy attention. This paper aims to contribute to understanding and explaining the resilience of places. Drawing upon evolutionary Economic Geography, the concepts of adaptation and adaptability are developed in a framework based u ....

Resilience, community, and perceptions of Marcellus Shale development in the Pennsylvania wilds

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Weigle, Jason L.
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: The Pennsylvania State University
  • Published Location: United States -- Pennsylvania
  • ISBN: 9781124487946
  • Country: United States
  • State/Region: Pennsylvania

Unconventional natural gas development in deep shale formations forms a major, promising option for energy development. The Marcellus Shale in the northeastern United States is one of the most promising shale natural gas fields in the world with potential to provide energy resources for the nation and needed income for many rural communities. How ....

Resourcing the future: National Resources Sector Employment Taskforce: Report

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Workplace Relations and National Resources Sector Employment Taskforce
  • Publisher: Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations and National Resources Sector Employment Taskforce
  • Published Location: Canberra, ACT
  • Country: Australia

The Report examines issues surrounding the supply of labour to resource industries, including skills shortages, temporary migration, housing, apprentice training and regional planning. Report Location ....

Role of the Entrepreneurial Sector in the Regional Development: Case Study Gorj County

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Braghina, Cristian; Talânga, Cristian; Zamfir, Daniela; Cepoiu, Andreea Loreta
  • Journal Name: Human Geographies
  • Journal Number: Vol.4, No.1
  • Publisher: Bucharest University
  • Published Location: Bucharest, Romania
  • Country: Romania
  • State/Region: Gorj

The entrepreneurial sector has hardly existed in Romania before 1989. Usually this was restricted to rural spaces, excluded from the cooperative system, and generally, it did not extend beyond a familial level. The connection between the entrepreneurial initiative and the functional structuring of the geographic space is obvious in the ....

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