Money and the space economy

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John Wiley, Apr 1, 1999 - Business & Economics - 337 pages
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Money and the Space Economy Contributor list Pietro Alessandrini Leslie Budd Gordon Clark Sheila Dow Richard T. Harrison Alan Hudson Roger Lee Colin Mason Jane Pollard David J. Porteous Barney Warf Neil Wrigley Alberto Zazzaro Money is central to understanding the space economy. Not only does money itself have its own geographies, but these in turn help to shape the geographies of economic activity more generally. Across the global economy banking systems and money markets are being restructured. A new economic geography of money and finance is emerging, reflecting, among other things, the momentous changes that are taking place in the world's financial systems, particularly the impact of globalisation, deregulation, privatisation and technological change. Money and the Space Economy brings together leading geographers and economists working on money to highlight the changing geographies of banking, the forces underpinning and threatening international financial centres, the relationship between financial systems, business and the local economy, and the financial causes and consequences of the retreat of the state. With case studies drawn from United Kingdom, Europe and the United States, Money and the Space Economy redraws the map of local, regional, national and international financial spaces. Economic Geography/Business/Finance/Social Science

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The New Economic Geography of Money
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The Stages of Banking Development and the Spatial
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Globalisation Regulation and the Changing Organisation
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About the author (1999)

Peter Sunley is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Southampton. He has authored around 50 articles on economic and labour geography and on local and regional economic development.


Ron Martin is Professor of Economic Geography at the University of Cambridge, Professorial Fellow of St Catharine's College, Cambridge, and Fellow of the Cambridge-MIT Institute. He has published more than 20 books including "Geographies of Labour Market Inequality" (2003)and more than 150 articles on regional economic growth, the geography of finance, labour geography, and the geographies of state policy.


Corinne Nativel is Research Fellow in the Department of Geography and Geomatics at the University of Glasgow. Her work centres on welfare restructuring, labour market and social policy with a special focus on youth and gender. She has published several books and articles including "Economic Transition, Unemployment and Active Labour Market Policy" (2004).