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Introduction : Innovation and economic geography: A review and analysis

Howells, J., Bessant, J. (2012) Introduction : Innovation and economic geography: A review and analysis. Journal of Economic Geography, 12 (5). pp. 929-942. ISSN 1468-2702. (doi:10.1093/jeg/lbs029) (KAR id:63647)

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This article reviews the developing links between economic geography and innovation theory and practical management in terms of research and literature. This article identifies five main themes, where this has been most evident, namely: coordination issues; proximity and geographical environment (including clusters, spillovers, agglomerations and networks); flows and connections: transactions and trade; enterprise and entrepreneurship; and innovation and knowledge. This article positions the papers in this Special Issue within this framework and identifies areas for future research between the two fields.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1093/jeg/lbs029
Uncontrolled keywords: business; economic geography; entrepreneur; innovation; knowledge; management
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Divisions > Kent Business School - Division > Kent Business School (do not use)
Depositing User: Jeremy Howells
Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2017 13:30 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:24 UTC
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