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Acquisition of European research funds and its effect on international scientific collaboration

Jarno Hoekman, Thomas Scherngell, Koen Frenken and Robert Tijssen.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 11692 words.

The Framework Programmes (FPs) funded by the European Commission support transnational research collaborations in order to make the European Research Area more competitive. Some have raised...

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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...

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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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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Beyond clusters? Field configuration and regional platforming: the Aviation Valley initiative in the Polish Podkarpackie region

Lech Suwala and Grzegorz Micek.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Regional Government Analysis. 10353 words.

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By combining the two emerging discourses on regional development platforms and field configuration, the study develops a novel perspective on regional...

Biotech by bricolage? Agency, institutional relatedness and new path development in peripheral regions

Luís Carvalho and Mário Vale.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

June 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Microeconomics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity. 10426 words.

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This article develops a framework to understand new industrial path development in peripheral regions based on notions of ‘bricolage’ and...

Competitive low-tech manufacturing and challenges for regional policy in the European context—lessons from the Danish experience

Teis Hansen and Lars Winther.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Technological Change; Research and Development; Regional Government Analysis. 11530 words.

Today, low-tech firms in high-wage countries are focusing on increasing investments in highly skilled labour and advanced machinery, incremental innovation and high value-added niches....

The contribution of universities to innovation and economic development: in what sense a regional problem?

Dominic Power and Anders Malmberg.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Regional Government Analysis; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development. 7182 words.

To explore the contradictions and problems apparent in contemporary policy towards universities, this article reviews two parallel but related debates: the debate about competitive and...

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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...

De-centering ‘spatial fix’—patterns of territorialization and regional technological dynamism of ICT hubs in China

Yu Zhou, Yifei Sun, Y. H. Dennis Wei and George C. S. Lin.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2011; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Economic Development. 0 words.

This article critically assesses Harvey’s ‘spatial fix’ thesis through systematically comparing the spatial patterns and dynamics of three key regions of China’s information and...

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The determinants of regional specialisation in business services: agglomeration economies, vertical linkages and innovation

Valentina Meliciani and Maria Savona.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2015; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Services. 12364 words.

The article accounts for the determinants of sectoral specialisation in business services (BS) across the EU-27 regions as determined by: (i) agglomeration economies (ii) the...

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Divergences in Long-Run Trends in the Prices of Energy and Energy Services

Roger Fouquet.

in Review of Environmental Economics and Policy

January 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Technological Change; Research and Development; Environmental Economics; Renewable Resources and Conservation; Energy Economics; Transportation Systems; Non-renewable Resources and Conservation. 10624 words.

This article presents new evidence on very long-run trends in the prices of energy and energy services, such as heat, power, transport, and light, using seven hundred years of data for the...

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Dynamics of innovation in a globalizing china: regional environment, inter-firm relations and firm attributes

Cassandra C. Wang and George C. S. Lin.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2013; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Economic Development. 9369 words.

Existing theoretical attempts to understand the dynamics of technological innovation have focused on the influence of regional environment and inter-firm relations. More recently, however,...

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Econometric modelling of the regional knowledge production function in Europe

Sylvie Charlot, Riccardo Crescenzi and Antonio Musolesi.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Technological Change; Research and Development. 13575 words.

By adopting a semiparametric approach, the ‘traditional’ regional knowledge production function is developed in three complementary directions. First, the model is augmented with...

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Efficient urban bias

Alexandros Mourmouras and Peter Rangazas.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development and Growth. 8385 words.

We present a theory of the allocation of rural and urban government services in the presence of household migration to the city. Assuming policy makers cannot directly allocate households...

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The emerging market for intellectual property: drivers, restrainers, and implications

Ashby H. B. Monk.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2009; p ublished online February 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law and Economics; Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Business and Management; Technological Change; Research and Development. 11305 words.

The rise of the knowledge economy has ushered in important changes to the economic landscape. One such change is the emergence of a market for intellectual property (IP), and more...

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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...

Evaluating innovation and labour market relationships: the case of Italy

Luca Pieroni and Fabrizio Pompei.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

March 2008; p ublished online November 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Particular Labour Markets; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 9456 words.

In this paper the link between labour market flexibility and innovation is analysed paying particular attention to the different technological regimes of economic activities and the...

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Evolutionary agglomeration theory: increasing returns, diminishing returns, and the industry life cycle

Antony Potter and H. Doug Watts.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2011; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Methodology; Economic Development. 17055 words.

According to Marshall’s agglomeration theory, Krugman’s New Economic Geography models, and Porter’s cluster policies, firms should receive increasing returns from a trinity of agglomeration...

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Exploration during turbulent times: an analysis of the relation between cooperation in innovation activities and radical innovation performance during the economic crisis

Lorena M D’Agostino and Rosina Moreno.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

April 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Environmental Economics; Technological Change; Research and Development. 14796 words.

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This article investigates the relation between cooperation in innovation activities and innovation before and during the last economic recession. We...