Capa do livro de Competition and Cooperation Among Cities
Título do livro:

Competition and Cooperation Among Cities

An Institutional Transaction Cost Approach

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2010-05-26 )

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ISBN- 1 3:

978-3-8383-6628-9

ISBN- 1 0:
383836628X
EAN:
9783838366289
Idioma do livro:
Inglês
Anotações e citações/ texto breve:
Most cities in America today operate in a fragmented metropolitan system in which they compete with each other for residents and employers in much the same way that private companies compete for customers. Cities regularly seek out opportunities to meet the rising expectations of their residents for both higher services and lower property tax rates. One way cities can achieve cost savings is to cooperate with other cities in the delivery of goods and services. Such efforts often can improve the quality of the services being provided and reduce costs by taking advantage of economies of scale and reducing spill-over effects. Cities are thus simultaneously compelled to compete and cooperate with each other. How they go about the process of making partners of the cities with which they regularly compete is the subject of this book. The author focuses his analysis on how cities choose their cooperation partner. Using Census data on local government finances, the book explores patterns of cooperative behavior regularly utilized by cities, and suggests a model of cooperation choice not previously discussed in the literature.
Editora:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
Por (autor):
Skip Krueger
Número de páginas:
116
Publicado em:
2010-05-26
Stock:
Disponível
Categoria:
Ciência política
Preço:
49 €
Palavras chave:
Interlocal cooperation, networks, Cities, Fragmentation, collaboration

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