Domestic integration as a development platform the world bank cairo july 2012. Economic divisions to the mobility of people and products remain considerable between new eu member states. See associated data basis of local human development index lhdi for all the communes and cities of romania, for 2002 and 2011 at. Reshaping economic geography in east asia by yukon huang. The journey from low incomes to high incomes involves rising concentration of prosperity in a few places. Reshaping economic geography reframes these debates to include all the instruments of integrationspatially blind institutions, spatially connective infrastructure, and spatially targeted interventions. Journal of development economics vol 144, may 2020. Results in the paper point to the possibility that the bri could be a catalytic force for reshaping the economic geography of the region. The model captures international and subnational economic units and their connectivity to each other and the rest of the world. Yet more significantly, the world banks 2009 development report, on reshaping economic geography, is based throughout on the neg idea that in developing countries the spatial agglomeration of economic activity promotes national economic growth, though it acknowledges that in the short to medium term this may mean that regional disparities. Abstract the report has three main chapters discussing modernization, diversification and competitiveness. This paper develops a computable spatial equilibrium model of central asia and uses it to analyze the possible effects of the belt and road initiative on the economy of the region. The world development report 2009 david harvey dec 15 2009 4.
The chapters examine problems and barriers facing households, private firms and public agencies to achieving these objectives, and then identify the instruments that can help russia achieve the necessary spatial transformation of its economy. Apr 24, 2019 ten years ago, paul krugman won the nobel prize in economics, and the world bank published the world development report reshaping economic geography. Economic concentration 105 divergence, then convergence 109 geography, globalization, and development 115 whats different for todays developers. Reshaping economic geography in latin america and the caribbean overview recent insights from the reenergized fields of urban economics and economic geography emphasize the importance of spatial interactions and in particular the tremendous power of economic concentration as a key driver of economic growth. Implications for new eu member states indermit gill, chor ching goh and mark roberts 1 key messages make economic borders thinner. The impulse behind this initiative to explore the influence of. The political economy perspective is now well known in economic geography, but we should distinguish clearly how our conception of new economic geographies is different from the quantitative modelling version of socalled new economic geography in economics e. Magnoli bocchi alessandro available from rakuten kobo. View enhanced pdf access article on wiley online library html view download pdf for offline viewing. Reshaping economic geography looks at the transformation of economies as they develop, analyzes their uneven growth, and considers the longstanding policy debates on urbanization, territorial development, and international integration.
Pdf reshaping egypts economic geography karim badr. First, and foremost, it is used as the work done by paul krugman and other economists, who developed abstract. Reshaping economic geography reframes these debates to include all the instruments of integration spatially blind institutions, spatially connective infrastructure. This new report titled reshaping egypts economic geography.
The book highlights many examples of how the new economic geography is reshaping development objectives. Development report 2009, entitled reshaping economic geography world bank. Regions and localities within the world economy 379. Read this article to learn about economic geography. Reshaping economic geography concludes that these spatial transformations are essential, and should be encouraged. Geographical development economics as reflected in the recent report by world bank 2009 reshaping economic geography henceforth wdr2009 and sachs 2005 end of poverty has placed. Reshaping economic geography find, read and cite all the research you need on researchgate.
By calibrating the blend of these instruments, todays developers can reshape their economic geography. Economic progress is accompanied by a fundamental spatial transformation where the economic landscapes of countries become increasingly uneven. Reshaping economic geography in east asia, a companion volume to the world development report 2009, brings together noted scholars to address the spatial distribution of economic growth in asia. Abstract pdf 48mb epub 48mb chapters cited by select all. Whether and where it does so will depend on numerous other aspects of the economic environment and economic policy, not least policy makers responses to regionally divergent growth paths. Read reshaping economic geography in east asia by huang yukon. Slumdwellers now number a billion, but the rush to cities continues. The world development report 2009 reshapes economic geography. Oct 15, 2008 the book highlights many examples of how the new economic geography is reshaping development objectives. By calibrating the blend of these instruments, today\s developers can reshape their economic geography. Pdf this report builds on the framework developed in the world banks world development report 2009. Reshaping economic geography in east asia, a companion volume to the world development report 2009, brings together note.
Reshaping economic geography in east asia ebook by huang. Sokol gy2 164, 2790164 2011 undergraduate study in economics, management, finance and the social sciences this is an extract from a subject guide for an undergraduate course offered as part of the. What the authors of this report come up with instead is a largely superficial treatment of economic geography and development policy focusing on agglomeration economies basically reduced to localization and urbanization economies, a blanket reaffirmation of the virtues of accelerated factor mobility, and a lot of descriptive material about. Download article as pdf world development report 2009. Overcoming division in western europe 122 part two shaping economic geography 125 4 scale economies and agglomeration 126 a guide to scale economies 129. I expect that reshaping economic geography will stimulate a muchneeded discussion on the desirability of balanced growth, which has proved elusive. New economic geography is a term used in two ways in the international literature. It was therefore with great anticipation that i turned to the 2009 world development report which seeks to investigate the relations between macro economic growth and the reshaping of economic geography in general and regional development and urbanization in particular. Domestic integration as a development platform investigates egypts regional economic growth, explores the causes for geographically unbalanced development, and proposes policy options to make unbalanced growth compatible with inclusive development. Scott and others published world development report 2009.
His most recent books are a brief history of neoliberalism oxford university press, 2005 and cosmopolitanism and the geographies of freedom columbia university press, 2009. Read reshaping economic geography in east asia for online ebook. Economic geography has been defined by the geographers as the study of humans economic activities under varying sets of conditions which is associated with production, location, distribution, consumption, exchange of resources, and spatial organization of economic activities across the world. I have been involved in a series of workshops where the world banks world.
Unleash the market forces that promote economic concentration and social convergence agglomeration, migration, and specialization calibrate policies to economic geography of places institutions which unitehelping labor and capital move to opportunity infrastructure to connectbut do not expect production to. Economic geography is the study of man and his economic activities under varying sets of conditions. Reshaping economic geography reframes these debates to include all the instruments of integration spatially blind institutions, spatially connective infrastructure, and spatially targeted interventions. I connect the idea of embedded economy to a consideration of centrality. Economic growth will be unbalanced, but development can still be inclusivethat is the message of this years world development report, the thirtyfirst in the series.206 1089 1585 90 102 732 719 760 206 1406 1133 164 1251 706 175 546 966 1510 141 579 600 1493 266 1408 1476 1010 1201 128 789 452 1452 768 1160 619 469 266 1102 1240 515 962 15 1011 270 78 407 79