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Accessing remote knowledge—the roles of trade fairs, pipelines, crowdsourcing and listening posts

Peter Maskell.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 8737 words.

Work on clusters during the last few decades convincingly demonstrates enhanced opportunities for local growth and entrepreneurship, but external upstream knowledge linkages are often...

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Agglomeration, clusters, and industrial policy

Max Nathan and Henry Overman.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Regulation and Industrial Policy. 11548 words.

This paper considers the appropriate spatial scale for industrial policy. Should policy focus on particular places, targeting clusters of firms that are spatially concentrated? Or should...

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Agglomeration, product heterogeneity and firm entry

Matthew L. Freedman and Renáta Kosová.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Services. 12033 words.

This article investigates the interaction between product heterogeneity and geographic agglomeration. Using data for nearly the entire population of U.S. hotels, we examine patterns of...

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Airport cities and metropolitan labor markets: an extension and response to Cidell

Stephen J. Appold.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transport; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 10305 words.

Using Census 2000 CTPP tract-level data for the 51 largest U.S. metropolitan areas, airport cities—agglomerations of employment anchored by airports—are placed in the context of...

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An Analysis of Consumer Food Shopping Behavior Using Supermarket Scanner Data: Differences by Income and Location

Eugene Jones.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 1997; p ublished online December 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Services; Household Analysis. 0 words.

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An Analysis of Regional Economic Growth in the U.S. Midwest

Daniel C. Monchuk, John A. Miranowski, Dermot J. Hayes and Bruce A. Babcock.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Entrepreneurship; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Public Economics; Agricultural Economics. 9448 words.

In this paper, we examine more closely some of the forces that underlie economic growth at the county level. In an effort to describe a much more comprehensive regional economic growth...

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Analyzing the Impact of Wal-Mart Supercenters on Local Food Store Sales

Georgeanne M. Artz and Kenneth E. Stone.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2006; p ublished online December 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Services; Household Analysis. 3855 words.

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At the origin of the industrial district: Alfred Marshall and the Cambridge school

Fiorenza Belussi and Katia Caldari.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2009; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Economic Thought; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 11418 words.

This paper investigates the origin and evolution of the concept of the industrial district. The idea of industrial district is quite widespread in modern industrial economics and in...

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Bank size or distance: what hampers innovation adoption by SMEs?

Pietro Alessandrini, Andrea F. Presbitero and Alberto Zazzaro.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Mergers and Acquisitions; Regional Government Analysis; Banking. 17437 words.

A growing body of research is focusing on banking organizational issues, emphasizing the difficulties encountered by the hierarchically organized banks in lending informationally opaque...

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The Brazilian automotive industry in the BRICs context: the case of the Metropolitan Region of Curitiba

Marcio José Vargas da Cruz and Cássio Frederico Camargo Rolim.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2010; p ublished online September 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 7617 words.

The automotive industry has of late undergone significant shifts in terms of production patterns around the world. This considerable restructuring is seen in the declining market share of...

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