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ABENSUR, Eric (<i>born</i> 1964), Group Chief Executive Officer, Venda Ltd, since 2008 (Deputy Managing Director, 2007–08)

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems. 90 words.

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ABRAHAMSEN, Egil (<i>born</i> 1923), Comdr, Order of St Olav, 1987 (Kt Comdr 1979); Chairman, Norwegian Telecommunications, 1980–95

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems. 227 words.

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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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ACTON SMITH, Michael (<i>born</i> 1974), Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Mind Candy, since 2004

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P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems. 96 words.

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ADAMS, Richard Borlase (1921 - 2009), Managing Director, Peninsular &amp; Oriental Steam Navigation Co., 1979–84 (Director, 1970, Deputy Managing Director, 1974)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Economic History; Economics; Insurance; History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems. 106 words.

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Addison, William Matthew Wand (<i>born</i> 1945), consultant, environmental impact assessment, 2002–09

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P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems; History of Art; Arts and Humanities; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections. 130 words.

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AGG, Stephen James (<i>born</i> 1952), Chief Executive, Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, since 2006

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P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Engineering and Technology; Transport; Transportation Systems; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 114 words.

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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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