Dynamics of Industrial Clustering : International Comparisons in Computing and Biotechnology by G. M. Swann | 9780198289593 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Dynamics of Industrial Clustering : International Comparisons in Computing and Biotechnology

Dynamics of Industrial Clustering : International Comparisons in Computing and Biotechnology

by G. M. Swann
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198289596

ISBN-13: 9780198289593

Pub. Date: 03/28/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Why do firms in high-technology industries cluster at particular locations? Comparing the clustering process in the UK and the US in both computing and biotechnology, the contributors to this volume establish that new firms have been attracted to particular sites by the presence of opportunities not taken up by incumbent firms.

Overview

Why do firms in high-technology industries cluster at particular locations? Comparing the clustering process in the UK and the US in both computing and biotechnology, the contributors to this volume establish that new firms have been attracted to particular sites by the presence of opportunities not taken up by incumbent firms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198289593
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)
Lexile:
1500L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, G. M. Peter Swann and Martha Prevezer
2. Clusters, Innovation, and Growth: A Survey of the Literature, Rui Baptista
3. Towards a Model of Clustering in High-Technology Industries, G. M. Peter Swann
4. Clusters in the US Computing Industry, G. M. Peter Swann
5. Clustering Dynamics in the UK Computer Industries: A Comparison with the USA, Rui Baptista and G. M. Peter Swann
6. Clustering in Biotechnology in the USA, Martha Prevezer
7. Clustering and UK Biotechnology, Simon Shohet
8. Comparison and Interaction between Computing and Biotechnology, Martha Prevezer
9. Clusters and Competitiveness: A Policy Perspective, Paul Temple
10. Conclusions, G. M. Peter Swann and Martha Prevezer
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