Regional economies as knowledge laboratories

1. Strategic adaptation to the knowledge economy in less favoured regions : a South Ostrobothnian University network as a case in point -- 2. Higher education and high intellectual unemployment : does education matter? : an interpretation and some critical perspectives -- 3. The geography of researc...

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Main Author: Piccaluga, Andrea
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Cooke, Philip N.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K Edward Elgar c2004
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:1. Strategic adaptation to the knowledge economy in less favoured regions : a South Ostrobothnian University network as a case in point -- 2. Higher education and high intellectual unemployment : does education matter? : an interpretation and some critical perspectives -- 3. The geography of research collaboration : theoretical considerations and stylized facts in biotechnology in Europe and the United States -- 4. Knowledge intensive business services and regional development : consultancy in city regions in Norway -- 5. The cluster as a nexus of knowledge creation -- 6. Knowledge life cycles inside local economic systems -- 7. High-tech industry clustering rationales : the case of German biotechnology -- 8. Industry-science relationships as enhancing regional knowledge economies : a comparative perspective from Japan and the UK -- 9. Placing Ireland's transition to a knowledge economy within a global context -- 10. The spatial dimension of inter-firm learning : case study and conceptualization -- 11. Knowledge, values and territory : a case study -- 12. The "knowledge economy" : a critical view -- 13. Conclusions : regional economies as knowledge laboratories : theories, fashions and future steps
Today, the study of regions is central to academic analysis and policy deliberation on how to respond to the rise of the knowledge economy. Regional Economies as Knowledge Laboratories illustrates how newer types of regional analysis--utilising scientometrics, knowledge services measures and university networks, and concepts such as knowledge life cycles, experimental knowledge creation, and knowledge ethics--are leading to a perception that regional economies increasingly resemble knowledge laboratories
Physical Description:xxx, 241 p ill., maps
ISBN:9781843768210
1843768216
9781845423391