9780415676892

Working Regions: Reconnecting Innovation and Production in the Knowledge Economy

  • ISBN 13:

    9780415676892

  • ISBN 10:

    0415676894

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 05/20/2013
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

This book focuses on an important and growing policy question: how to build sustainable regional economies. In order to address this question, Jennifer Clark puts forward the notion of working regions: places where research and design functions (regional innovation systems) and production networks (industrial districts) successfully overlap, producing both a specialized regional labor market and a potential policy model for regional resilience. This emerging emphasis on sustainable regions rather than economic growth alone extends research on learning and the innovative milieu to a broader conceptualization of embedded institutional adaptive capacities and there important case studies #xE2;#xAC;#x1C; optic photonics, medical objects and recreational equipment - are used to illustrate the book#xE2;#xAC;"s main thesis.

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