Innovation Clusters and Interregional Competition

  • Johannes Bröcker
  • Dirk Dohse
  • Rüdiger Soltwedel

Part of the Advances in Spatial Science book series (ADVSPATIAL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Clusters and Competition as Engines of Innovation—An Introduction

    1. Johannes Bröcker, Dirk Dohse, Rüdiger Soltwedel
      Pages 1-8
  3. Geography and Innovation

  4. The Anatomy of Clusters

  5. Identifying Agglomeration Economies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 161-161
    2. Antonio Ciccone, Federico Cingano
      Pages 218-237
  6. The Role of Institutions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 239-239
    2. Tod D. Rutherford
      Pages 272-292
    3. Martijn R. E. Brons, Henri L. F. de Groot, Peter Nijkamp
      Pages 293-313
  7. Cluster-based Innovation Policies

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 395-412

About this book


Advances in Spatial Science

This series of books is dedicated to reporting on recent advances in spatial science. It contains scientific studies focusing on spatial phenomena, utilising theoretical frameworks, analytical methods, and empirical procedures specifically designed for spatial analysis. The series brings together innovative spatial research utilising concepts, perspectives, and methods with a relevance to both basic science and policy making. The aim is to present advances in spatial science to an informed readership in universities, research organisations, and policy-making institutions throughout the world.


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- Monographs of theoretical and applied research in spatial science;

- State-of-the-art volumes in areas of basic research;

- Reports of innovative theories and methods in spatial science;

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Cluster Economic Geography Import Innovation Interregional Competition Region Technology Policy development

Editors and affiliations

  • Johannes Bröcker
    • 1
  • Dirk Dohse
    • 2
  • Rüdiger Soltwedel
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Regional ResearchKiel UniversityKielGermany
  2. 2.Regional Economics DepartmentKiel Institute for World EconomicsKielGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-05677-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-24760-9
  • Series Print ISSN 1430-9602
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