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Patterns of a Network Economy

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Network economics is a new, rapidly developing field. In this volume theoretical and empirical contributions are collected, each deals with different aspects of the network economy. The book assesses networks as a complement to pure market relations and studies innovation networks and strategic alliances among innovative corporations. Product differentiation and specialization in reciprocal networks are emphasised as a strategy of sustainable development. The book presents econometric methods of barrier and ...
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Overview

Network economics is a new, rapidly developing field. In this volume theoretical and empirical contributions are collected, each deals with different aspects of the network economy. The book assesses networks as a complement to pure market relations and studies innovation networks and strategic alliances among innovative corporations. Product differentiation and specialization in reciprocal networks are emphasised as a strategy of sustainable development. The book presents econometric methods of barrier and network analysis, including communication and trade patterns.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642789007
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/27/2011
  • Series: Advances in Spatial and Network Economics Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 314
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Patterns of a Network Economy—An Introduction.- I: ECONOMIC NETWORKS AND THE NETWORK ECONOMY.- 2. Demand Revealing and Knowledge Differentiation Through Network Evolution.- 3. Innovation Networks and Territorial Dynamics: A Tentative Typology.- 4. Lean Timing: Interdependencies Between Logistics, Scope, Locus and Development.- 5. Trading Local Autonomy for Economic Efficiency or the Faustian Bargain of Choice at the Close of the Twentieth Century: The Case of Globalized Financial and Property Markets.- 6. The Evolutionary Network Economy: Historical Parallels from Europe and Japan.- 7. State Market Networks in Japan: The Case of Industrial Policy.- II: TRADE AND PRODUCTION NETWORKS.- 8. Domestic Demand, Learning and Comparative Advantage.- 9. Revealing Network Properties of Sweden’s Trade with Europe.- 10. Regional Integration as a Vehicle for Microeconomic Disintegration: Some Macroeconomic Implications of the Reorganization of Firms.- 11. From Trade Flows to Corporate Networks.- 12. Measuring Horizontal Inter-Industrial Linkages.- III: KNOWLEDGE, INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS.- 13. From Knowledge and Technology Networks to Network Technology.- 14. Contact Decision Behaviour in a Knowledge Context: A Discrete Choice Modelling Approach Using Stated Preference Data.- 15. A Dynamic Input-Output Model with Endogenous Technical Change.- 16. Networks for Process Innovation by Firms: Conjectures from Observations in Three Countries.- 17. New Technology and Regional Development in the European Snowbelt Towards a New Emerging Network?.- 18. Non-Linear Dynamic Economic Structure: Infrastructure and Knowledge in a Two-Sector Growth Model.- Authors’ Index.
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