Regional Upgrading in Southern Europe

Spatial Disparities and Human Capital

  • Madalena Fonseca
  • Ugo Fratesi

Part of the Advances in Spatial Science book series (ADVSPATIAL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Regional Upgrading in Southern Europe and its Regions: The Context

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

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

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 213-213
    2. Enrique López-Bazo, Vassilis Monastiriotis, Elisabet Motellón
      Pages 215-244
    3. Ricardo Biscaia, Pedro Teixeira, Vera Rocha, Margarida Fonseca Cardoso
      Pages 323-344
  5. Postscript

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 345-345

About this book


The book is aimed at a wide audience, including academics, economic geography, spatial planning and regional policy researchers, institutional leaders and managers, national and institutional policy makers, practitioners, administrators, master's and senior bachelor's students on related courses, general readers. A list of courses and corresponding programmes in Geography, Planning, Economics and Management will be prepared later.


Regional Upgrading Southern Europe Regional Disparities Human Capital European Regional Policy Socio-Economic Structures

Editors and affiliations

  • Madalena Fonseca
    • 1
  • Ugo Fratesi
    • 2
  1. 1.University of PortoLisboaPortugal
  2. 2.Department ABCPolitecnico di MilanoMilanoItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-49817-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-49818-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1430-9602
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-9375
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