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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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An ecological analysis of competition among US communities

Pino G. Audia and Jennifer Kurkoski.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

February 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Production and Organizations. 10688 words.

We apply the ecological concept of the organization's niche pioneered by John Freeman and Mike Hannan to the study of geographic communities. We define a community's market niche by the...

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Industrial districts, social cohesion and economic decline in Italy

Paolo Ramazzotti.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2010; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 10374 words.

The economic and social vitality of industrial districts (IDs) depends on the interaction between two major sub-systems: a community of people and a population of firms. A range of...

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Unconventional Gas and Oil Development in the United States: Economic Experience and Policy Issues

Timothy W. Kelsey, Mark D. Partridge and Nancy E. White.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

June 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Primary Products; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 11506 words.

This paper examines the economic experience of past energy booms and that of current unconventional shale gas and oil development. We focus on key economic characteristics of gas and oil...

Improved Prospects for Rural Development: An Industrial Targeting System for the Great Plains

John C. Leatherman, Donald J. Howard and Terry L. Kastens.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Regional Government Analysis. 0 words.

This research introduces an industrial targeting system intended to improve local decision making related to selection of targets for business recruitment. The Plains Economic Targeting...

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Local entrepreneurial resilience and culture: the role of social values in fostering economic recovery

Robert Huggins and Piers Thompson.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Sociology. 9050 words.

This paper examines localities in terms of the impact of community culture on the resilience of their entrepreneurial activity. Drawing on a regression analysis of data covering localities...

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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The role of major infrastructure in subregional economic development: an empirical study of airports and cities

Julie Cidell.

in Journal of Economic Geography

November 2015; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Regional Government Analysis; Transport; Transportation Systems; Economic Development. 9472 words.

The link between airports, air service and regional economic development has been well-established and used to justify airport expansion at the expense of local communities because of...

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...