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A co-evolutionary perspective on the drivers of international sourcing of pharmaceutical R&D to India

Stine Jessen Haakonsson, Peter D. Ørberg Jensen and Susan M. Mudambi.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Planning and Policy; Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Regulation and Industrial Policy; Manufacturing. 10355 words.

The attractiveness of the Indian pharmaceutical industry as a destination for R&D sourcing by multinational corporations (MNCs) has evolved over the past decades. This evolution has...

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Constructing entrepreneurial advantage: consensus building, technological uncertainty and emerging industries

Nichola Lowe and Maryann Feldman.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Entrepreneurship; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Development. 11554 words.

In 1976, Cambridge, MA, and Berkeley, CA, responded to concerns about the environmental effects of recombinant DNA by adopting identical biosafety ordinances. This paper explores the...

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The creation of knowledge: local building, global accessing and economic development—toward an agenda

Harald Bathelt and Patrick Cohendet.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy. 6692 words.

This article argues that local knowledge building and global (nonlocal) knowledge-accessing practices in economic development are intrinsically interwoven. They generate fundamental...

International business and economic geography: knowledge, time and transactions costs

Philip McCann.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Factor Movements and International Business; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 4364 words.

This paper sketches out how the ways in which a combination of economic geography and international business approaches can shed light on the spatial behaviour of multinational companies....

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Measuring industry coagglomeration and identifying the driving forces

Emma Howard, Carol Newman and Finn Tarp.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Manufacturing. 11030 words.

Understanding industry agglomeration and its driving forces is critical for the formulation of industrial policy in developing countries. Crucial to this process is the definition and...

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Networks of learning within the English wine industry

Simon Turner.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2010; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 15918 words.

The literature on industrial districts suggests that spatial proximity supports interfirm learning and is therefore a source of competitive advantage. Although ‘territorial’ accounts have...

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On the Adoption of Genetically Modified Seeds in Developing Countries and the Optimal Types of Government Intervention

Arnab K. Basu and Matin Qaim.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 12249 words.

Given the proprietary nature of most genetically modified (GM) seed technologies, the question arises as to how farmers in developing countries can gain proper access. Based on empirical...

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Opening up the ‘Jacobs Spillovers’ black box: local diversity, creativity and the processes underlying new combinations

Pierre Desrochers and Samuli Leppälä.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Manufacturing; Economic Development. 10616 words.

Despite numerous attempts to isolate the respective importance of intra- and inter-industrial localized knowledge spillovers, their underlying processes have remained hidden. This article...

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Overcoming Obstacles: The Internet's Contribution to Firm Development

Caroline Paunov and Valentina Rollo.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Manufacturing; Services; Economic Development; Technological Change; Research and Development. 4184 words.

Based on 49,610 firm observations across 117 developing and emerging countries for 2006–2011, we show that their respective industries’ adoption of the Internet had positive spillover...

Public-Private Sector Linkages in Research and Development: Biotechnology and the Seed Industry in Brazil, China and India

Carl E. Pray.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2001; p ublished online August 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Manufacturing; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 0 words.

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