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Is the World “Flat” or “Spiky”? Rethinking the Governance Implications of Globalization for Economic Development


Richard C. Feiock is the Augustus B. Turnbull Professor of Public Administration and Policy at Florida State University. His recent books and edited volumes include Institutional Constraints and Local Government (SUNY Press, 2001), City–County Consolidation and Its Alternatives (M. E. Sharpe, 2004), and Metropolitan Governance: Conflict, Competition and Cooperation (Georgetown University Press, 2004). His current work on collaboration in land-use decisions is supported by the National Science Foundation.

M. Jae Moon is a professor of public administration at Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. His research interests include public management, governance, information technology, and comparative public administration. His research has appeared in major public administration and policy journals. He is a former book review editor of the Public Administration Review and is currently coeditor of the International Review of Public Administration.

Hyung Jun Park is an assistant professor in the School of Governance, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea. His primary research interests are urban and local governance, intergovernmental relations, regulatory policy, economic development policy, and policy analysis through transaction cost, social capital, network analysis, and game theory.