Theoretical and Empirical Researches in Urban Management

Articles from Vol. 8, No. 1, February

A Panel Data Modelling of Agglomeration and Growth: Cross-Country Evidence
1. INTRODUCTION The literature developed a theoretical model of economic geography based on two regions (Centre and Periphery). The Centre is a developed region typical of the neo-classical Solow model. The southern region is based on assumptions...
Business Implications of Local Development Policies: The Case of Dubai and the Travel Industry
1. INTRODUCTION Participants in international strategic plans which encompass local business development face a difficult challenge: local authority struggle for enhance local attractiveness and foreign investors and operators need to adapt their...
Conceptualizing a Sustainable Development Model for Cultural Heritage Tourism in Asia
1. INTRODUCTION In general terms, cultural heritages are composed of dance, cuisine, architecture, attire, festivals, music, literature, drama, folk stories and other activities that bear lots of traditional values related to aesthetics, archeology,...
Driving Factors and Empirical Analysis of Urban Sprawl in Greece
1. INTRODUCTION In recent year, the geographical boarders between urban space and the countryside are difficult to identify. Intense sprawl of urban forms in the periphery of cities and beyond is a reality raising several concerns about the consequences...
Reconceptualisation of Urban Management: Evidence from EU Cities
1. INTRODUCTION Urban management is closely connected to the new role of local governments in the neoliberal era (Davey et al, 1996). As a concept, it has its roots in local government reform and geographical concepts of "urban managerialism" in...

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