Entrepreneurship and innovation at the edge: Creating inducements for people and place

Prescott Ensign, O J Borch

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Settlements at the Edge examines the evolution, characteristics, functions and shifting economic basis of settlements in sparsely populated areas of developed nations. With a focus on demographic change, the book features theoretical and applied cases which explore the interface between demography, economy, well-being and the environment. This book offers a comprehensive and insightful knowledge base for understanding the role of population in shaping the development and histories of northern sparsely populated areas of developed nations including Alaska (USA), Australia, Canada, Greenland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Finland and other nations with territories within the Arctic Circle.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSettlements at the Edge
Subtitle of host publicationRemote Human Settlements in Developed Nations
EditorsD B Taylor, P C Ensign, L Huskey, R O Rasmussen, G Saxinger
Place of PublicationLondon, England
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Number of pages26
ISBN (Print)9781784711955
Publication statusPublished - 30 Sept 2016


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