Social Culture and High-Tech Economic Development: The Technopolis Columns

Social Culture and High-Tech Economic Development: The Technopolis Columns

by F. Phillips

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ISBN-13: 9781349547944
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 04/12/2006
Edition description: 1st ed. 2006
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

DAVID V. GIBSON Associate Director and The Nadya Kozmetsky Scott Centennial Fellow, IC2 Institute, University of Texas at Austin, USA
PATRICIA A. HAYES Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Austin's Seton Healthcare Network, USA
PATRICIA MHONDO MBA Candidate, Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands
CHET ORLOFF Director, Pamplin Institute and Museum, Adjunct Professor of Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University and Founding President , Museum of the City, USA
PIERRE OUELETTE Department of Economics, University of the Quebec to Montréal (UQAM), Canada
RALPH R. SHAW Co-Founder and General Partner, Shaw Venture Partners, USA
BERTHA VALLEJO CARLOS PhD Candidate, MERIT/UNU-INTECH Programme in Economics and Policy Studies of Technical Change, Maastricht School of Management, The Netherlands

Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures List of Abbreviations Acknowledgements Preface List of Contributors Introduction: Technology-based Economic Development and The Initiatives that Advance It; F.Phillips PART 1: AUSTIN Toward a Modern Economics; F.Phillips Memoir on the History of the Austin Software Council; F.Phillips The Austin Experience: Behind the Success Factors; F.Phillips Toward an Intellectual Foundation for 'Shared Prosperity'; F.Phillips The Business School in a Time of Transition; F.Phillips Anointing a 'City of Light and Wisdom'; D.V.Gibson Advantage Austin II; G.Kozmetsky & P.A.Hayes PART 2: PORTLAND Portland Looks at International Benchmarks; F.Phillips The Power of Combination: Three Unpopular Truths about Civic Entrepreneurship; F.Phillips Gaining on Us and Closing Fast; F.Phillips Sometimes, Montana; F.Phillips Lack of Investment Puts Portland Behind; F.Phillips Twelve Hurdles for an MOT Program: How and Why to Overcome them; F.Phillips Do We Know How to Play this Game? Some Thoughts on Regional Leadership; R.R.Shaw Bring Back Oregon's Common Sense of Purpose; C.Orloff Please, Portland, Don't Pearlize Joe's Garage; P.Ouellette PART 3: AND BEYOND Sustaining a Technopolis Initiative; F.Phillips WTO vs. WTA? The World Trade Organization's Impact on Technopolis; F.Phillips Why Do Universities Transfer Technology?; F.Phillips Universities and Incubators; F.Phillips Does Place Matter? Quality of Life and Wandering Alumni; F.Phillips Short Takes; F.Phillips Technology is the Engine of a New Russian Revolution; D.V.Gibson Conclusion; F.Phillips Appendix Works Cited Bibliography Index

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