Michael Steiner's scientific contributions

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The objective of this book has been to examine the possibilities of implementing smart development policies in rural areas. Our results show that the smart development policies implemented by the EU are not well-suited to all types of geographic areas. They are effective in urban regions or in intermediary territories-that is to say, those that com...
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The purpose of this book, produced in the framework of the TASTE project , is to provide clear answers to two major questions: a) Is there a possible smart development policy for European rural areas? b) Which type of smart development solution (agriculture, business/industry, peri-urbanization, tourism/leisure …) should be selected in view of regi...
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Today, the question of rural-urban peripheries and their place in development processes is being raised all over the world. Once overlooked as areas of secondary significance and places that don’t matter in comparison with cities - with their smart development peripheral areas and regions are now emerging and are having their revenge by causing a s...

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... What is new in this approach to smart development is not the individual elements considered separately but rather their appropriate configuration matching a given locality's circumstances, the structure of their economies, and their diversity (Torre et al 2020). Studies show the potential applicability of the smart village concept in different social and economic contextsfor example, in counteracting the negative effects of rural decline (Komorowski and Stanny 2020;Paniagua 2020), as a factor in sustainable rural development (Guzal-Dec 2018; P erez-del Hoyo and Mora 2019), or as an instrument for mobilizing local communities (Nieto and Brosei 2019). ...