Rethinking Regional Innovation and Change: Path Dependency or Regional Breakthrough

Rethinking Regional Innovation and Change: Path Dependency or Regional Breakthrough

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441919953
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 11/19/2010
Series: Economics of Science, Technology and Innovation , #30
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2005
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Beyond Path Dependency and Competitive Convergence.- Tacit Knowledge, Path Dependency and Local Trajectories of Growth.- Regional Transformation and Regional Disequilibrium: New Knowledge Economies and their Discontents.- Switching ties, recombining teams: Avoiding lock-in through project organization?.- Knowledge-intensive services as a key sector for processes of regional economic innovation: Leapfrogging and path dependency.- Entrepreneurship as a source of path dependency.- Geographical proximity and the diffusion of knowledge.- Continuities, ruptures, and re-bundling of regional development paths: Leipzig’s metamorphosis.- Can less favored regions change their destiny? Lessons from Europe.- Innovation challenges and strategies in catch-up regions.- Path dependency in Baden-Württemberg: Lock-in or breakthrough?.- Rethinking regional innovation policy.- On the role of global demand in local innovation processes.- The regionalization of innovation policy: New options for regional change?.

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