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ISBN-13: 9780857931511
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 04/13/2013
Pages: 648
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Edited by Philip Cooke, formerly University Research Professor in Regional Development and Director, Centre for Advanced Studies, University of Wales, Cardiff, UK, Bjørn Asheim, Professor, CIRCLE (Centre for Innovation, Research and Competence in the Learning Economy) and Department of Human Geography, Lund University, Sweden and University of Agder, Norway, Ron Boschma, Professor, Department of Economic Geography and the Urban and Regional Research Centre Utrecht (URU), Utrecht University, the Netherlands, Ron Martin, Professor of Economic Geography, Director of Research and Fellow of St Catharine's College, University of Cambridge, London, UK, Dafna Schwartz, Professor, Department of Business Administration, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel and Franz Tödtling, WU Wirtschaftsuniversität, Austria

Table of Contents

Contents:
Preface
1. Introduction to the Handbook of Regional Innovation and Growth
Philip Cooke, Bjørn Asheim, Ron Boschma, Ron Martin, Dafna Schwartz and Franz Tödtling
PART I: REGIONAL INNOVATION THEORY
Introduction
Bjørn Asheim and Dafna Schwartz
2. Schumpeter and Regional Innovation
Esben Sloth Andersen
3. Neo-Schumpeterian Perspectives on Innovation and Growth
David Wolfe
4. Regional Agglomeration and Growth: The Classical Approach
Eirik Vatne
5. Innovation, Product Life Cycle and Diffusion: Vernon and Beyond
Gunther Tichy
6. Perspectives on Mature Marshallian Industrial Districts
Marco Bellandi
7. The New Marshallian Districts and their Process of Internationalization
Fiorenza Belussi
PART II: REGIONAL INNOVATION AND GROWTH DYNAMICS
Introduction
Philip Cooke, Franz Tödtling and Dafna Schwartz
8. Innovation and Productivity: Local Competitiveness and the Role of Space
Roberta Capello
9. Human Capital and Labour Mobility Determinants of Regional Innovation
Daniel Felsenstein
10. The Geography of Knowledge Flows
Stefano Breschi
11. Regional Innovation and Diversity
Simona Iammarino
12. Networks of Innovation
Elisa Giuliani
13. From Regional Anchors to Anchoring
Lisa De Propris and Olivier Crevoisier
PART III: REGIONAL INNOVATION AND EVOLUTION
Introduction
Ron Boschma and Ron Martin
14. Technological Relatedness, Related Variety and Economic Geography
Ron Boschma and Koen Frenken
15. Regional Economies as Path-Dependent Systems: Some Issues and Implications
Ron Martin
16. Absorptive Capacity in a Regional Context
Maria Abreu
17. Regional Knowledge Networks
Michael Steiner
18. Regional Competitiveness: From Endowments to Externalities to Evolution
Ron Martin
19. Regional Cultural Economy: Evolution and Innovation
Al James
PART IV: AGGLOMERATION AND INNOVATION
Introduction
Philip Cooke and Bjørn Asheim
20. Proximity and Innovation
Christophe Carrincazeaux and Marie Coris
21. The Changing Form and Geography of Social Capital
Stuart Rosenfeld
22. Cluster Evolution
Arne Isaksen
23. Transversality and Regional Innovation Platforms
Philip Cooke
24. Technology Clusters
Edward Malecki
PART V: REGIONAL WORLDS OF INNOVATION
Introduction
Philip Cooke and Dafna Schwartz
25. Worlds of Production: Conventions and the Microfoundations of Regional Economies
Peter Sunley
26. Culture as a Source for Growth and Change: Some Evidences from Cultural Clusters in Andalusia
Luciana Lazzeretti
27. Service Innovation
Yuko Aoyama and Rory Horner
28. Regional Services Innovation
Philip Cooke
29. Open Innovation and Regional Growth
Peter Prud’homme van Reine
30. Foreign Direct Investment and Regional Innovation
Philip Cooke and Dafna Schwartz
31. Innovation Systems in Emerging Economies: The Case of India
Scott Ptak and Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen
32. Green Innovation
Philip Cooke
PART VI: REGIONAL INNOVATION SYSTEM INSTITUTIONS
Introduction
Dafna Schwartz and Franz Tödtling
33. Regional Innovation Systems
Franz Tödtling and Michaela Trippl
34. Intermediaries in Regional Innovation Systems: Role and Challenges for Policy
Claire Nauwelaers
35. Regional Entrepreneurship
Niels Bosma, Veronique Schutjens and Erik Stam
36. Venture Capital in Regional Innovation and Growth
Jesper Lindgaard Christensen
37. Regional Entrepreneurship Development: Promoting Spin-offs through Coaching and Mentoring
Magnus Klofsten and Staffan Öberg
38. Regional Innovation and Incubation: The Technological Incubators Programme for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Daniel Shefer and Amnon Frenkel
PART VII: REGIONAL INNOVATION POLICY
Introduction
Philip Cooke and Ron Boschma
39. Regional Innovation Governance
Martin Heidenreich and Knut Koschatzky
40. Learning Regions
James Simmie
41. Regional Innovation Platforms
Vesa Harmaakorpi, Tomi Tura and Helinä Melkas
42. Regional Innovation Policy and Dramaturgy
Philip Cooke
43. Design-Driven Regional Innovation
Philip Cooke and Arne Eriksson
44. Regional Innovation Policy between Theory and Practice
Arnoud Lagendijk
Index

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