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The American scenescape: amenities, scenes and the qualities of local life

Daniel Silver.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 8337 words.

This paper outlines a new approach to measuring local quality of place. It uses a national database of some 500 types of local amenities to measure the local ‘scene’ in every US zip code....

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Can Survey Evidence Shed Light on Spillovers from Foreign Direct Investment?

Beata S. Javorcik.

in The World Bank Research Observer

January 2008; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Factor Movements and International Business; Development Planning and Policy. 6826 words.

Although some economists remain skeptical of the existence of positive externalities associated with foreign direct investment (FDI), many countries spend large sums attracting foreign...

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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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Dynamic capabilities and economic crises: has openness enhanced a firm's performance in an economic downturn?

Joon Mo Ahn, Letizia Mortara and Tim Minshall.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Development Planning and Policy; Technological Change; Research and Development. 8089 words.

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Many studies have attempted to investigate the potential benefits of open innovation. However, the long-term effects of openness have yet to be...

Exporting, R&D, and absorptive capacity in UK establishments

Richard Harris and Qian Cher Li.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2009; p ublished online March 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Development Planning and Policy. 11483 words.

This paper models the determinants of exporting (both in terms of export propensity and export intensity), with a particular emphasis on the importance of absorptive capacity and the...

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Growing against the odds: government agency and strategic recoupling as sources of competitiveness in the garment industry of the Pearl River Delta

Florian Butollo.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; Development Planning and Policy. 8562 words.

Despite pressures of rising production costs, China’s garment industry has recently displayed continuous growth. We argue that this persisting strength is the result of ‘strategic...

Latin America and the global financial crisis

José Antonio Ocampo.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; Development Planning and Policy; Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance. 8401 words.

The current world economic crisis has hit Latin America very hard. Although financial conditions have deteriorated, particularly since September 2008, the financial shock has been less...

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Organizational innovation and its effects

Koson Sapprasert and Tommy Høyvarde Clausen.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Development Planning and Policy; Technological Change; Research and Development. 8164 words.

Organizational innovation, its persistence, its relationship with technological innovation, and their influence on firm performance remain under-researched. These issues are investigated...

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Policy and collective action in place

Maryann Feldman and Nichola Lowe.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Development Planning and Policy; Technological Change; Research and Development. 9264 words.

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The role of policy is often misunderstood, either revered as a panacea or despised as a barrier to change. This is especially true in the process of...

Running out of steam? Manufacturing in Malaysia

Jeff Tan.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

January 2014; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Development. 10497 words.

This article examines the process of deindustrialisation in developing countries, looking at the case of Malaysia. It provides a framework to examine how industrial structure and domestic...

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The ‘actually existing smart city’

Taylor Shelton, Matthew Zook and Alan Wiig.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Planning and Policy; Technological Change; Research and Development; Household Analysis. 5923 words.

This paper grounds the critique of the ‘smart city’ in its historical and geographical context. Adapting Brenner and Theodore’s notion of ‘actually existing neoliberalism’, we suggest a...

Tracing a path to knowledge? Indicative user impacts of introducing a public transport map in Dhaka, Bangladesh

P. Christopher Zegras, Emily Eros, Kuan Butts, Elizabeth Resor, Stephen Kennedy, Albert Ching and Muntasir Mamun.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Planning and Policy; Technological Change; Research and Development; Transportation Systems. 8979 words.

The smartphone exemplifies the rhetorical smart city movement. This paper examines one potential use of smartphone technology—mapping public transportation services in a megacity of the...

Universities in emerging economies: bridging local industry with international science—evidence from Chile and South Africa

Elisa Giuliani and Roberta Rabellotti.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Development Planning and Policy; Economic Development. 8138 words.

Emerging economies are now becoming more central in global competition. To achieve this, many countries have invested to develop into ‘knowledge economies’. Universities have a role to play...

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