Hirschman Mobility, Governance and Loyalty in Europe’s Top Research Universities

  • Edward M. BergmanEmail author
Part of the Advances in Spatial Science book series (ADVSPATIAL)


The emergence of Europe’s knowledge economy has been slower than expected, if one takes the USA as a baseline, particularly in terms of anticipated knowledge productivity and related economic growth. But knowledge diffusion has also expanded more slowly than hoped. Many factors have been advanced as responsible, ranging from the incomplete integration of existing and new EU member economies to the ongoing reorganisation of traditional regimes of higher education throughout Europe.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Vienna University of Economics and BusinessAnnapolisUSA

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