• PREFACE
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • 1 INTRODUCTION
  • 1.1 How the Report was Devised
  • 1.2 What the Report Contains
  • 2 WHAT IS A ‘CLUSTER’?
  • 3 WHY DO CLUSTERS MATTER?
  • 3.1 Productivity and Clusters
  • 3.2 Economic Growth and Clusters
  • 4 THE DYNAMICS OF CLUSTERS
  • 4.1 How Do Clusters Emerge?
  • 4.2 Challenges to Clusters
  • 5 THE INFLUENCE OF PUBLIC POLICY ON CLUSTER DEVELOPMENT
  • 5.1 Does Cluster Policy Matter?
  • 5.2 What Cluster Policy Cannot Do
  • 5.3 What Cluster Policy Might Do
  • 5.4 When Should the Public Sector Intervene Through Cluster Policy?
  • 5.5 What is the Conceptual and Practical Model?
  • 5.6 Responsibilities and Co-ordination in the Institutional Structure
  • 6 RESEARCH RECOMMENDATIONS
  • REFERENCES