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What do we mean by Regional Development ?

@inproceedings{McCall2010WhatDW,
  title={What do we mean by Regional Development ?},
  author={Dr Tony McCall},
  year={2010}
}
In the 21st century economic geography has joined the disciplines and the focus of regional development is more on the spatial dynamics of regions – as places to live, work and invest. The focus for the discipline is just as much on people as drivers of regional development as smoke stack industries, regional development agencies and firms. People with their knowledge and where and how they use that knowledge is a key focus for research in regional development. 

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