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How well are Europe's rural businesses connected to the digital economy?
(Taylor and Francis, 2004-09)
As economic activity becomes increasingly globalized, partly by means of new information and communication technologies (ICTs), one of the key expectations of European policy-makers was that businesses in rural regions, ...
The role of telematics in integrating Ireland into Europe's information society
(Taylor & Francis, 2002)
This article is an evaluation of Ireland’s participation in the Telematics Applications Programme (TAP), which was part of the European Commission’s Fourth Framework Programme for the period 1994–1998. TAP was primarily ...
Irelands foreign-owned technology sector: evolving towards sustainability?
For some, Ireland¿s pursuit of an exogenous-led development model has proved to be the cornerstone of recent economic success. Others point to recent high-profile closures and argue that foreign-owned operations are attracted ...
Wireless Valley, Silicon Wadi and Digital Island - Helsinki, Tel Aviv and Dublin and the new economy GPN
Hyper-capitalism in global information and communication technology (ICT) markets during the late 1990s created a new global production network, shaped by multinational corporations, international capital flows, and a ...
A booming country- a booming countryside? The Celtic Tiger phenomenon and the consequences for rural areas
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Quality Irish regional products and services: their promotion and marketing
(Social Sciences Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway and Teagasc Agricultural and Food Development Authority, 2004)
As part of an ongoing response to the 1992 reform of the CAP and the 1993 GATT agreement, the European Commission (EC) provided support for research on the development of new markets, products and processes for agricultural ...
Urban design and civic spaces: nature at the Parc des Buttes-Chaumont in Paris
(SAGE Publications, 2006-10)
Transcending the dualism between 'nature' and 'culture' has been one of the central aims of geographical knowledge during the last decade or so. The present paper adds to this growing body of literature by focusing on the ...
Placing Ireland's transition to a knowledge economy within a global context
(Edward Elgar, 2005)
Throughout most of the 20th century the Republic of Ireland suffered from persistently high unemployment and chronic emigration and as a result employment creation drove industrial policy. During a period of rapid growth ...