List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Contributors -- Acknowledgements -- Preface -- 1. Introduction: Regional Policy Evaluation in the New Economic Geography -- 2. Agglomeration, Economies of Scale and Dynamic Specialisation in a Central Place System -- 3. Regional Policy in the Internet Age: The Effects of Technological Change On Regional Development -- 4. Nomadic Firms in a Network Economy: Comparative Analysis and Policy Perspectives -- 5. Network Co-evolution with Cost-Benefit Rules: A Simulation Experiment -- 6. Policies or Market Incentives? Major Changes in the Geographical Sources of Technology in the United States, 1945-95 -- 7. Regional Policy Evaluation and Labour Market Adjustment -- 8. The Evaluation of UK Regional Policy: How much Progress has been Made? -- 9. Counteracting the Counterfactual: New Evidence on the Impact of Local Policy from the Residuals -- 10. The Counterfactual Path: Defining the Non-Support Activity Level when Estimating Programme Effects -- 11. A Computable General Equilibrium Approach to the Ex Post Evaluation of Regional Development Agency Policies -- 12. Multi-level Regional Policies and Programmes in France: European Norms, Methods and First Applications -- 13. Evaluation of the Employment Effects of United Kingdom Enterprise Zones: A Comparison of New Start-ups and Inward Investors -- 14. Rural Areas in Crisis? The Role of the Welfare State in Income Creation: The Case of Denmark -- 15. Methods for Identifying Functional Regions: Theory and Applications -- 16. European Integration and International Trade in Manufacturing: Productivity Considerations and Employment Consequences -- 17. Regional Development Potentials and Policy Options for Selected EU Regions -- 18. Deindustrialisation and Regional Productivity: Swedish Manufacturing Industry, 1970-90 -- 19. Place Surplus, Exit, Voice and Loyalty -- 20. Capital and the Regions: Other Concepts in Need of Evaluation -- 21. How can Regional Policies Influence the Location Advantages of a Region? -- Index.
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