Urban and Regional Research Centre Utrecht (URU)
Section of Economic Geography


Leo van Grunsven

Associate professor

Urban and Regional Research Centre Utrecht (URU)
Section of Economic Geography
Faculty of Geosciences
Utrecht University

Visiting address: Heidelberglaan 2 - 3584 CS Utrecht (The Netherlands) - room 620 (route description)
Postal address: P.O. Box 80.115 - 3508 TC Utrecht (The Netherlands)
Phone +31 (0) 30 253 2350
Fax + 31 (0) 30 253 2037
Email: l.vangrunsven @ geo.uu.nl



Research
Publications



Research interests

Working papers
Journal articles
Book sections
Edited books
Professional publications



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Research

Research interests
  • Asian economies
  • Regional development
  • Globalization


Publications

Working papers

Grunsven, L. van (2006), New industries in Southeast Asia’s late industrialization: evolution versus creation: the automation industry in Penang (Malaysia) considered. PEEG Working Paper 06.11 (pdf).


Journal articles

Grunsven, L.M.J. van & F. Smakman (2005), Industrial restructuring and early industry pathways in the Asian first-generation NICs: The Singapore Garment Industry. Environment and Planning A 37, pp. 657-680.

Grunsven, L. van & C. van Egeraat (1999), Achievements of the Industrial 'High Road' and Clustering Strategies in Singapore and Their Relevance to European Peripheral Economies. European Planning Studies 7 (2), pp. 145-173.

Grunsven, L.M.J. van (1998), The Sustainability of Urban Development in the SIJORI Growth Triangle: A Social Perspective. Third World Planning Review 20(2), pp. 179-201.


Book sections

Grunsven, L.M.J. van & A.C.M. van Westen (1998), Foreign Aid to the Asian Pacific Rim: Asian Variations. In: R. Grant, J. Nijman (eds.), The Global Crisis in Foreign Aid, Syracuse: Syracuse University Press. pp. 130-144.

Grunsven, L.M.J. van (1998), Industrial Restructuring in the Asian NIEs, the Behaviour of Firms and the Dynamics of Local Production Systems. The Case of Audio Production in Singapore. In: L.M.J.  van Grunsven (ed.), Regional Change in Industrializing Asia. Regional and Local Responses to Changing Competitiveness, IGU Commission on the Organisation of Industrial Space Series. Aldershot: Ashgate pp. 106-127.

Grunsven, L.M.J. van (1998), Introduction: Regional Change in Industrializing Asia. In: Grunsven, L.M.J. van (ed.), Regional Change in Industrializing Asia.Regional and Local Responses to Changing Competitiveness, IGU Commission on the Organisation of Industrial Space Series. Aldershot: Ashgate pp. 1-16.


Edited books

Grunsven, L.M.J. van (ed.) (1998), Regional Change in Industrializing Asia. Regional and Local Responses to Changing Competitiveness. IGU Commission on the Organisation of Industrial Space Series. Aldershot: Ashgate.


Professional publications

Grunsven, L. van & M. Aaldering (2006), The Automation Industry in Penang, Malaysia: Genesis, Development and Capabilities. Report presented to the Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister's Office, Kuala Lumpur, to InvestPenang and Socio-Economic Research Institute, Penang, Malaysia.

Grunsven, L. van (2006), Evolution versus Creation: The Automation Industry in Penang, Malaysia. In: P. van Lindert, A. de Jong, G. Nijenhuis and G. van Westen, eds., Development Matters. Geographical Studies on Development Processes and Policies, pp. 215-229. Utrecht: Department of Human Geography and Planning, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University.

Grunsven, L. van (2006), Theorizing Differential Dynamics of Mature MNC-driven Export Manufacturing Complexes in Southeast Asia. Geographical Studies of Development and Resource Use, No. 1. Utrecht: Royal Dutch Geographical Society.

Grunsven, L. van, K. Valk & B. Henstra (2006), The Dynamics of Regional Industrialisation in Malaysia: the evolution of the Penang Export Manufacturing Complex, 1980­-2005. Report presented to the Economic Planning Unit, Prime Minister's Office, Kuala Lumpur, to InvestPenang and Socio-Economic Research Institute, Penang, Malaysia.





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Last update: 8 August 2007