Innovation, networks and localities

By: Fischer, Manfred M
Material type: TextTextSeries: Advances in spatial sciencePublisher: Berlin Springer 1999Description: xi, 336 p.ISBN: 9783540658535Subject(s): Technological innovations | Technology and stateDDC classification: 338.927 Summary: The contributions in this volume explore the relationship between processes of technological innovation, their network characteristics and their local and regional development impacts. Case studies, empirical evidence and conceptual perspectives provide insights on the local effects of technological innovation, networks and related policies in Austria, Scotland, Italy, the Netherlands, Western Europe and the United States. The contributions consider spatial, developmental and network aspects of technological innovation diffusion, globalisation, static and dynamic externalities, local and regional clustering, interfirm cooperation, small firm development, knowledge spillovers, invention patenting, information technology and telecommunications, competitiveness, technological convergence, and industrial policy-making. This volume will be of interest to professionals, academics and policy-makers interested in technological change and its impacts on local areas and regions. (http://www.springer.com/economics/regional+science/book/978-3-540-65853-5)
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The contributions in this volume explore the relationship between processes of technological innovation, their network characteristics and their local and regional development impacts. Case studies, empirical evidence and conceptual perspectives provide insights on the local effects of technological innovation, networks and related policies in Austria, Scotland, Italy, the Netherlands, Western Europe and the United States. The contributions consider spatial, developmental and network aspects of technological innovation diffusion, globalisation, static and dynamic externalities, local and regional clustering, interfirm cooperation, small firm development, knowledge spillovers, invention patenting, information technology and telecommunications, competitiveness, technological convergence, and industrial policy-making. This volume will be of interest to professionals, academics and policy-makers interested in technological change and its impacts on local areas and regions. (http://www.springer.com/economics/regional+science/book/978-3-540-65853-5)

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