The Regional Economics of Knowledge and Talent: Local Advantage in a Global Context

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Charlie Karlsson, B”rje Johansson, Roger Stough
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2012 - Business & Economics - 400 pages
'Charlie Karlsson, B”rje Johansson and Roger R. Stough have collected a set of important articles on some of the most important factors determining the growth of contemporary regional economies. the focus of the book is on important growth determinant
 

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Contents

1 Introduction human capital and agglomeration
1
PART I Human capital and talent
25
2 Knowledge creativity and regional development
27
3 Innovation and space from externalities to networks
63
4 The development potential of urban migrant entrepreneurship new opportunity seekers in the Netherlands
98
5 Innovation in low and mediumtechnology manufacturing the role of networks and nonRD inputs
134
a review of research in Australia
159
7 Free versus monitored job search in Sweden
194
9 Knowledge political innovation and referendum
234
10 Economic evaluation of pre and postdiscounting fee systems
257
PART III The global context
279
an exploration of financial services in London
281
12 Globalization and distribution of exports
300
13 Firm performance and international trade evidence from a small open economy
320
14 Imports RD and local patent production
343
Index
369

PART II Institutions
211
8 Regional institutional environment and new firm formation
213

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