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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Distance as asset? Knowledge collaboration in hybrid virtual communities

Gernot Grabher and Oliver Ibert.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 12353 words.

This article takes issue with the reification of proximity in the current debates about the geographies of knowledge production. It aims at developing a more differentiated view on the...

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Strength in Numbers: Networks as a Solution to Occupational Traps

Kaivan Munshi.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 16055 words.

The “new classical” theory states that families in low-skill occupations with low levels of human capital can stay poor from one generation to the next, while families in high-skill...

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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...

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...