Special Session 14: Industry Restructuring

Diverse Regions: Building Resilient Communities and Territories - Izmir, Turkey

Session Organiser:
Andrew Beer (andrew.beer@adelaide.edu.au), the Universtiy of Adelaide, Australia 


Industry restructuring has had an enormous impact on  advanced economies over the past 20 years.  The processes of change were evident prior to economic crisis from 2009, but have gathered pace and changed their expression in the face of a global economic downturn.  Governments often struggle to develop effective responses to the processes of structural adjustment.  Most have limited experience in dealing with this change, and very few have successful experiences to draw upon. This session considers the processes of structural adjustment in their entirety, ranging from gradual change to sudden and harsh economic shocks. It considers the evidence base on effective public policy interventions and new ways of conceptualising this fundamental component of contemporary regional economies. 

Submission Guidelines

Anyone interested in participating in the session should register for the conference before April 6th by clicking here. Please ensure that your abstracts are no longer than 800 words, text only. If you have any questions regarding this special session, please contact the session organisers on the email addresses provided. 

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