Adapting Cities to Climate Change: Understanding and by Jane Bicknell, David Dodman, Visit Amazon's David

By Jane Bicknell, David Dodman, Visit Amazon's David Satterthwaite Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, David Satterthwaite,

This quantity brings jointly, for the 1st time, a wide-ranging and unique physique of data deciding on and assessing possibility, vulnerability and version to weather switch in city centres in low- and middle-income nations. Framed through an outline of the most percentages and constraints for variation, the participants learn the results of weather switch for towns in Africa, Asia and Latin the United States, and suggest cutting edge agendas for variation. The ebook might be of curiosity to coverage makers, practitioners and teachers who face the problem of addressing weather swap vulnerability and variation in city centres during the international South. released with E&U and overseas Institute for setting and improvement

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The Theory and Practice of Revenue Management by Kalyan T. Talluri

By Kalyan T. Talluri

The conception and perform of profit administration is a e-book that comprehensively covers idea and perform of the whole box, together with either volume and price-based RM, in addition to major insurance of assisting issues equivalent to forecasting and economics. The authors think one of these entire strategy is critical to totally comprehend the topic. A crucial target of the e-book is to unify some of the varieties of RM and to hyperlink them heavily to one another and to the assisting fields of statistics and economics. however, the themes and insurance do mirror offerings approximately what's vital to appreciate RM. consequently, the book’s function is to supply a entire, available synthesis of the cutting-edge in profit administration.

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Health and Wellness Tourism: Emergence of a New Market by Marta Peris-Ortiz, José Álvarez-García

By Marta Peris-Ortiz, José Álvarez-García

This publication goals to give a contribution to the literature and reduction in constructing a theoretical and sensible framework within the region of overall healthiness and health tourism. With contributions and learn from various nations utilizing a realistic method, this e-book is an important resource for college kids, researchers and bosses within the overall healthiness and wellbeing tourism industry.

Recently, there was an elevated curiosity in health and wellbeing and health as a result of larger lifestyles expectancy, getting older populations, expanding degrees of tension between others. during this context, the innovations of healthiness, wellbeing, attractiveness, rest, and tourism could be mixed to fulfill the wishes of individuals looking larger quality-of-life. This has given upward push to health and well being tourism, a brand new industry section that contributes to employment and financial progress within the new economy.

Health and well being tourism consists of facets: therapeutics, which seeks to medication definite ailments; and leisure and rest. as a substitute to conventional tourism, wellbeing and fitness and well being tourism presents a brand new technique of attaining neighborhood and native improvement from a demographic, social, environmental and fiscal point-of-view. It contributes to vacationer locations’ monetary progress, appearing as a pillar to aid different complementary actions. in brief, overall healthiness and wellbeing tourism contributes to employment progress and local wealth, contributes to tourism seasonality, promotes caliber in tourism locations, is helping create new vacationer providers with excessive worth, promotes institution of foreign cooperation networks, and yields a couple of extra advantages. that includes various courses and tasks from diverse areas, with an emphasis on thermal and thalassotherapy institutions, this quantity sheds mild in this rising marketplace phase and its implications for fiscal and coverage development.

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Handbook of Regional and Urban Economics, vol. 5A, Volume 5A by Gilles Duranton, Vernon Henderson, William Strange

By Gilles Duranton, Vernon Henderson, William Strange

Developments in methodologies, agglomeration, and a number of utilized concerns have characterised fresh advances in local and concrete reports. quantity five concentrates on those advancements whereas treating conventional topics akin to housing, the prices and merits of towns, and coverage concerns past neighborhood inequalities. individuals make a behavior of mixing thought and empirics in each one bankruptcy, guiding study amid a development in utilized economics in the direction of structural and quasi-experimental methods. truly special from the recent fiscal Geography lined by means of quantity four, those articles function a global strategy that positions fresh advances in the self-discipline of economics and society at huge.

  • Editors are well-known as leaders and will allure a world checklist of contributors
  • Regional and concrete experiences curiosity economists in lots of subdisciplines, reminiscent of hard work, improvement, and public economics
  • Table of contents combines theoretical and utilized matters, ensuring broad entice readers 

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Service Franchising: A Global Perspective by Ilan Alon

By Ilan Alon

Service Franchising succinctly extracts from observations approximately foreign franchising from either the scholarly and exchange literature. The paintings provides insights gleaned via wide examine and the reviews of the writer. for this reason, the e-book advances the physique of information on foreign franchising for the tutorial group. as well as being a step forward textual content for researchers in company and economics the ebook additionally includes tips for franchisors and franchisees of their efforts to be successful within the international marketplace.

Ilan Alon has made significant contributions to the certainty of franchising, either via his personal learn and his compiling and learn of the paintings of different prime researchers. Alon pioneered examine into the internationalization of franchising along with his released reviews from Asia, Europe, Latin the USA and different elements of the area.

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Spatial Econometrics: Methods and Applications by Giuseppe Arbia, Badi H. Baltagi

By Giuseppe Arbia, Badi H. Baltagi

Spatial Econometrics is a swiftly evolving box born from the joint efforts of economists, statisticians, econometricians and neighborhood scientists. The booklet offers the reader with a wide view of the subject via together with either methodological and alertness papers. certainly the appliance papers relate to a few varied medical fields starting from hedonic types of condominium pricing to demography, from wellbeing and fitness care to nearby economics, from the research of R&D spillovers to the research of retail industry spatial features. specific emphasis is given to neighborhood fiscal functions of spatial econometrics tools with a couple of contributions particularly excited by the spatial focus of financial actions and agglomeration, neighborhood paths of financial development, neighborhood convergence of source of revenue and productiveness and the evolution of neighborhood employment. many of the papers showing during this ebook have been solicited from the foreign Workshop on Spatial Econometrics and facts held in Rome (Italy) in 2006.

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