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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...

Do clusters really matter for innovation practices in Information Technology? Questioning the significance of technological knowledge spillovers

Franz Huber.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2012; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 8672 words.

A widespread assumption in economic geography and the economics of innovation is that firms located in clusters benefit from territorial learning and knowledge spillovers. However, it...

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Epistemic communities, localization and the dynamics of knowledge creation

Patrick Cohendet, David Grandadam, Laurent Simon and Ignasi Capdevila.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economic Sociology. 13116 words.

This article aims to clarify how epistemic communities dynamically shape the process of knowledge creation in a localized context and how the evolving interaction between different members...

Geographic distance between venture capitalists and target firms and the value of quality signals

Christos Kolympiris, Sebastian Hoenen and Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2018; p ublished online February 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Investment Banking; Technological Change; Research and Development; Manufacturing; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 16085 words.

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In this paper, we examine whether the value of quality signals (patent activity and founding team characteristics) transmitted by emerging...

Global temporary networks of clusters: structures and dynamics of trade fairs in Asian economies

Peng-Fei Li.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; Services; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 11578 words.

Acting as temporary clusters, trade fairs can turn into trans-local learning spaces in global industrial communities. However, up to now, how temporary gatherings are related to...

Lock-in or lock-out? How structural properties of knowledge networks affect regional resilience

Joan Crespo, Raphael Suire and Jerome Vicente.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2014; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Methodology; Technological Change; Research and Development. 9454 words.

This article develops an evolutionary framework of regional resilience with a primary focus on the structural properties of local knowledge networks. After presenting the network-based...

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Network structural properties for cluster long-run dynamics: evidence from collaborative R&D networks in the European mobile phone industry

Joan Crespo, Raphaël Suire and Jérôme Vicente.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2016; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Manufacturing; Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 13061 words.

In a recent literature, the structural properties of knowledge networks have been pointed out as a critical factor for cluster structural changes and long-run dynamics. Mixing evolutionary...

Relatedness and technological change in cities: the rise and fall of technological knowledge in US metropolitan areas from 1981 to 2010

Ron Boschma, Pierre-Alexandre Balland and Dieter Franz Kogler.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Technological Change; Research and Development. 10405 words.

This article investigates by means of US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent data whether technological relatedness at the city level was a crucial driving force behind technological...

The technological resilience of US cities

Pierre-Alexandre Balland, David Rigby and Ron Boschma.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Manufacturing; Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 9296 words.

We study the resilience of cities by analysing the relative capacity to sustain their production of technological knowledge in the face of adverse events. Using patent applications in 366...