Rethinking Regional Innovation and Change

Path Dependency or Regional Breakthrough?


ISBN: 978-0-387-23001-6 (Print) 978-0-387-23002-3 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-21

    Beyond Path Dependency and Competitive Convergence

  3. Chapter

    Pages 23-41

    Tacit Knowledge, Path Dependency and Local Trajectories of Growth

  4. Chapter

    Pages 43-62

    Regional Transformation and Regional Disequilibrium: New Knowledge Economies and their Discontents

  5. Chapter

    Pages 63-84

    Switching ties, recombining teams: Avoiding lock-in through project organization?

  6. Chapter

    Pages 85-106

    Knowledge-intensive services as a key sector for processes of regional economic innovation: Leapfrogging and path dependency

  7. Chapter

    Pages 107-126

    Entrepreneurship as a source of path dependency

  8. Chapter

    Pages 127-146

    Geographical proximity and the diffusion of knowledge

  9. Chapter

    Pages 147-170

    Continuities, ruptures, and re-bundling of regional development paths: Leipzig’s metamorphosis

  10. Chapter

    Pages 171-194

    Can less favored regions change their destiny? Lessons from Europe

  11. Chapter

    Pages 195-221

    Innovation challenges and strategies in catch-up regions

  12. Chapter

    Pages 223-248

    Path dependency in Baden-Württemberg: Lock-in or breakthrough?

  13. Chapter

    Pages 249-271

    Rethinking regional innovation policy

  14. Chapter

    Pages 273-290

    On the role of global demand in local innovation processes

  15. Chapter

    Pages 291-312

    The regionalization of innovation policy: New options for regional change?

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 313-324