Research policy and review 32. Producer services and regional development: a review of some major conceptual policy and research issues

P. N. O'Farrell, D. M W N Hitchens

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    Abstract

    A number of the major research and policy questions concerning the role of producer services in development are addressed. Specifically the authors explore the needs-demand gap; the internalisation-externalisation decision; gaps in regional producer services and their implications for manufacturing competitiveness; the potential for the autonomous growth of producer service firms; and the roles of the public and private sectors in service provision. -Authors

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1141-1154
    Number of pages14
    JournalEnvironment & Planning A
    Volume22
    Issue number9
    Publication statusPublished - 1990

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