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Issue 1

Editorial

Changing the guard on the environmental side of EPC 1 – 3
Andrés Rodríguez-Pose

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 Including papers from the ISBE conference
Theme issue: Government SME policy: perceptions of intervention

Guest editors: David Pickernell, Christine Atkinson, Christopher Miller

Guest editorial

Government SME intervention policy: perception is 9/10ths of the truth? 4 – 8
David Pickernell, Christine Atkinson, Christopher Miller

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A question of perspective: Impact Assessment and the perceived costs and benefits of new regulations for SMEs 9 – 24
Francis Chittenden, Tim Ambler

Do rural firms perceive different problems? Geography, sorting, and barriers to growth in UK SMEs 25 – 42
Neil Lee, Marc Cowling

Business angel investment activity in the financial crisis: UK evidence and policy implications 43 – 60
Colin M Mason, Richard T Harrison

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State intervention in vacant residential properties: an evaluation of empty dwelling management orders in England 61 – 82
Steven R Henderson

Underqualification as an opportunity for low-educated workers 83 – 103
Marije Hamersma, Arjen Edzes, Jouke van Dijk

Adaptation to climate change: professional networks and reinforcing institutional environments 104 – 117
Sissel Hovik, Jon Naustdalslid, Marit Reitan, Tone Muthanna

Regulatory uncertainty and corporate pollution control strategies: an empirical study of the ‘Pay for Permit’ policy in the Tai Lake Basin 118 – 135
Bing Zhang, Hanxun Fei, Yongjing Zhang, Beibei Liu

Editors' choice

Intergovernmental fiscal relations: the efficiency effect of taxes, transfers, and fiscal illusion 136 – 162
Julio López-Laborda, Antoni Zabalza

Open Access until 4th August 2015 Creative Commons License

Harnessing the economic potential of ‘second-tier’ European cities: lessons from four different state/urban systems 163 – 183
Richard Evans

Editors' choice

Rescaling spatial planning: spatial planning reforms in Denmark, England, and the Netherlands 184 – 198
Petra H Roodbol-Mekkes, Adri van den Brink

Open Access until 4th August 2015 Creative Commons License

Between interests and worldviews: the narrow path of the Mekong River Commission 199 – 217
Diana Suhardiman, Mark Giordano, François Molle

Reviews 218 – 219
Benson on O'Riordan, Lenton (Eds): Addressing tipping points for a precarious future
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Referees 220 – 221

Issue 2

Interrogating networks: towards an agnostic perspective on governance research 223 – 238
Jonathan S Davies, André Spicer

The effect of the L’Aquila earthquake on labour market outcomes 239 – 255
Giorgio Di Pietro, Toni Mora

Deliberative decarbonisation? Assessing the potential of an ethical governance framework for low-carbon energy through the case of carbon dioxide capture and storage 256 – 271
Leslie Mabon, Simon Shackley, Samuela Vercelli, Jonathan Anderlucci, Kelvin Boot

Governing our choices: ‘proenvironmental behaviour’ as a practice of government 272 – 288
Luke T M Dilley

Editors' choice

Can the state empower communities through localism? An evaluation of recent approaches to neighbourhood governance in England 289 – 304
Nick Bailey, Madeleine Pill

Open Access until 3th October 2015 Creative Commons License

‘If you want me to stay, pay’: a model of asymmetric federalism in centralised countries 305 – 320
Peter Claeys, Federico Martire

Public services performance: an extended framework and empirical assessment across the enlarged EU 321 – 341
Gisela Di Meglio, Metka Stare, Andrés Maroto, Luis Rubalcaba

Institutional entrepreneurship, power, and knowledge in innovation systems: institutionalization of regenerative medicine in Tampere, Finland 342 – 357
Markku Sotarauta, Nina Mustikkamäki

Handling tensions in the ‘everyday landscape’: moving beyond the development–conservation conflict? 358 – 375
Hege Hofstad

Neglected aspects of regional policy: a retrospective view 376 – 392
John B Parr

Moving towards multilevel governance of wetland resources: local water organisations and institutional changes in France 393 – 411
Tina Rambonilaza, Christophe Boschet, Elodie Brahic

Urban water governance failure and local strategies for overcoming water shortages in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 412 – 427
Richard Rugemalila, Leah Gibbs

Formal institutional change and informal institutional persistence: the case of Dutch provinces implementing the Spatial Planning Act 428 – 444
David Evers