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  1. Localised Technological Change

    Towards the Economics of Complexity

    By Cristiano Antonelli

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    The extent to which firms can react creatively to rather than adjust passively against new techniques and practices is dependent on their command of technological knowledge and relative competence. This book explores the characteristics of the path dependent dynamics of localized technological...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Economic Geography and the Unequal Development of Regions

    By Jean-Claude Prager, Jacques-François Thisse

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Behind the mystery of economic growth stands another mystery: why do some places fare better than others? Casual evidence shows that sizable differences exist at very different spatial scales (countries, regions and cities). This book aims to discuss the main economic reasons for the existence of...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Innovation, Knowledge and Power in Organizations

    By Theodora Asimakou

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This book examines discourses of knowledge and innovation in post-industrial societies and knowledge-based organizations. The author investigates the value of knowledge and the question of innovation management in a fully commercial environment for a technology company. In contrast with most of...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Governance and Innovation

    A historical view

    By Maria Brouwer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    "This provocative book applies law and finance theory to a wide range of issues bearing on corporate governance and business history. Brouwer's analysis should hold particular interest for students and scholars interested in comparative governance." Joseph A. McCahery, Professor of Corporate...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Internationalization, Technological Change and the Theory of the Firm

    Edited by Nicola De Liso, Riccardo Leoncini

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This book focuses on three main areas, each of which is central to economic theorising: firms’ organisation and behaviour, technological change and the process of globalisation. Each subject can be analysed by using different methods, which range from purely theoretical abstractions to case studies...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Innovation in Complex Social Systems

    Edited by Petra Ahrweiler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Innovation is the creation of new, technologically feasible, commercially realisable products and processes and, if things go right, it emerges from the ongoing interaction of innovative organisations such as universities, research institutes, firms, government agencies and venture capitalists....

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Targeting Regional Economic Development

    Edited by Stephan J. Goetz, Steven Deller, Tom Harris

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    Targeting regional economic development (TRED) has a long and rich tradition among academic economists and in the world of economic development practitioners. This book builds on a series of workshops and papers organized by The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development (NERCRD) at the...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Knowledge-Intensive Entrepreneurship and Innovation Systems

    Evidence from Europe

    Edited by Franco Malerba

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This book examines entrepreneurship from three interrelated perspectives. Firstly, it links entrepreneurship to innovation and to the generation, transformation and use of knowledge. Secondly, it inserts entrepreneurship in innovation systems of various types- national, sectoral and local. Thirdly,...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Innovation and Economic Crisis

    Lessons and Prospects from the Economic Downturn

    By Daniele Archibugi, Andrea Filippetti

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    The recent financial and economic crisis has spurred a lot of interest among scholars and public audience. Strangely enough, the impact of the crisis on innovation has been largely underestimated. This books can be regarded as a complementary reading for those interested in the effect of the crisis...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Institutional Diversity and Innovation

    Continuing and Emerging Patterns in Japan and China

    By Cornelia Storz, Sebastian Schäfer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    The concept of "innovation systems" has gained considerable attention from scholars and politicians alike. The concept promises not only to serve as a tool to explain sustained economic development, but also to provide policy-makers with scientifically grounded policy options to advance the growth...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge