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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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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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The Impact of Clustering on Firm Innovation

Jan Ruffner and Andrin Spescha.

in CESifo Economic Studies

June 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location. 13563 words.

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Are firms in clusters more innovative and productive than firms operating in more isolated areas? This article combines two rich firm-level data sets...

Innovation in a creative production system: the case of design

Peter Sunley, Steven Pinch, Suzanne Reimer and James Macmillen.

in Journal of Economic Geography

September 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Services; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 12298 words.

This article addresses the relatively neglected issue of variations in the degree of innovation and creativity within cultural production systems, paying particular attention to the design...

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Local Context and Advanced Technology Use by Small, Independent Manufacturers in Rural Areas

David A. McGranahan.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Household Analysis. 0 words.

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Rural Manufacturing on the Crest of the Wave: A Count Data Analysis of Technology Use

H. Frederick Gale.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 1998; p ublished online May 1998 .

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

This study compares the extent of technology use by rural and urban manufacturing plants. Count data regression models explain technology use as a function of rural-urban indicator...

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Scale Economies and Cities

Indermit S. Gill and Chor-Ching Goh.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economic Development. 9947 words.

This paper summarizes the policy-relevant insights of a generation of research on scale economies. Scale economies in production are of three types: internal economies associated with large...

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