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European Regional Growth

  • Bernard Fingleton


  • On the relative economic performance of the EU regions with a strong spatial and regional perspective on the problem of EU convergence and social and economic cohesion

  • Insight into how data analysis and simulation methods can be used to understand Europe's regional economic diversity

  • An appreciation of the strong forces for economic divergence and convergence that are at play in the EU's geo-economy


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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-VIII
  2. Bernard Fingleton
    Pages 1-9
  3. Julie Le Gallo, Cem Ertur, Catherine Baumont
    Pages 99-129
  4. Catherine Baumont, Cem Ertur, Julie Le Gallo
    Pages 131-158
  5. Marjolein Caniëls, Bart Verspagen
    Pages 159-182
  6. Ådne Cappelen, Fulvio Castellacci, Jan Fagerberg, Bart Verspagen
    Pages 323-350
  7. Bernard Fingleton, Enrique López-Bazo
    Pages 375-409
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 411-440

About this book


Advances in Spatial Science

This series of books is dedicated to reporting on recent advances in spatial science. It contains scientific studies focusing on spatial phenomena, utilising theoretical frameworks, analytical methods, and empirical procedures specifically designed for spatial analysis. The series brings together innovative spatial research utilising concepts, perspectives, and methods with a relevance to both basic science and policy making. The aim is to present advances in spatial science to an informed readership in universities, research organisations, and policy-making institutions throughout the world.


The type of material considered for publication in the series includes:

- Monographs of theoretical and applied research in spatial science;

- State-of-the-art vorlumes in areas of basic research;

- Reports of innovative theories and methods in spatial science;

- Tightly edited reports form specially organised research seminars.


Manuscripts must be prepared in accordance with the guidelines for authors and editors that may be obtained from Springer-Verlag. Manuscripts considered for the series will be reviewed by independent experts to ensure their originality, scientific level, and international policy relevance.


Economic Geography European Convergence Innovation Integration Regional Economic Growth Simulation Spatial Data Analysis Spatial Econometrics USA calculus econometrics

Editors and affiliations

  • Bernard Fingleton
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Land EconomyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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