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The literature on industrial and regional economics is full of cases studies of local productive agglomerations. A significant part of the empirical studies on this subject have concentrated on the analysis of existing productive agglomerations. In contrast, there are few studies that attempt...
This paper is an attempt to clarify recent trends in the distribution of knowledge intensive services (KIS) in Europe, which have emerged during the last decade as key agents for sustaining local and regional competitiveness. Firstly, particular attention is paid to the definition, the...
The purpose of this paper is to analyse the effect of various proximity dimensions on the innovative capacity of 276 … inputs. We combine the standard geographical proximity with the institutional, technological, social and organizational ones …
The purpose of this paper is to analyse the effect of various proximity dimensions on the innovative capacity of 276 … inputs. We combine the standard geographical proximity with the institutional, technological, social and organizational ones …
The purpose of this paper is to analyse the effect of various proximity dimensions on the innovative capacity of 276 … inputs. We combine the standard geographical proximity with the technological, social and organizational ones to assess …
In this paper, we analyze the geography of knowledge spillovers in biotech by investigating the way in which knowledge ties are organized. Following a relational account on knowledge spillovers, we depict knowledge networks as complex evolving structures that build on pre-existing knowledge and...
This paper aims at investigating the role of different types of proximity on the technological activity of a region … coming from proximate regions. In particular, we examine in detail the concept of proximity combining the usual geographical … dimension with the institutional, technological, social and organizational proximity. The analysis is implemented for an ample …
The effect of proximity on development has fostered much interest over recent years and STORPER has put forward the …) and aimed at identifying the effects of proximity on innovation and local development; the method was based on interviews … and data collection. We conclude that institutional proximity combine with physical proximity in the structuring of a …
This article aims at evaluating the link between knowledge properties and geographical proximity in the coordination R … used to understand the role of geographical proximity. Results confirm that this framework may be able to explain the … spatial dynamics of industrial R&D. Moreover, the diversity of sectoral patterns shows that geographical proximity is not the …
The importance of geographical proximity for interaction and knowledge sharing has been discussed extensively in … might be relevant. We argue that proximity may be a crucial driver for agents to connect and exchange knowledge, but too … much proximity between these agents on any of the dimensions might harm their innovative performance at the same time. In a …