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Author Tinguely, Xavier, 1983- author.

Title The new geography of innovation : clusters, competitiveness and theory / Xavier Tinguely (University of Fribourg, Switzerland).

Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  338.06409494 TING    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 305 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-288) and index.
Contents Part I Economics of Innovation 5 -- 1 Preamble to the Study of Innovation 7 -- 2 Innovation and Economic Performance 24 -- 3 Measurement of Innovation 52 -- Part II Nature of the Innovation Process and the New Geography of Innovation 71 -- 4 Cognitive Nature of the Innovation Process 73 -- 5 Clustering of Innovative Activity 86 -- 6 Geography of Innovation in a Globalized Economy 109 -- Part III Distribution of Inventive Activity - Evidence from Patent Data in Switzerland and Focus on the Basel Pharmaceutical Cluster 133 -- 7 Geographical Distribution of Inventive Activities and Inventive Performance in Switzerland 137 -- 8 Sectoral Distribution of Inventive Activity and Specialization Patterns - Towards an Identification of Switzerland's Main Inventive Clusters 181 -- 9 Clusters and the New Geography of Invention - An Empirical Analysis of Pharmaceutical Patents Applied for in the Basel Employment Basin 208.
Subject Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- Switzerland.
Diffusion of innovations -- Switzerland.
Competition -- Switzerland.
Technological innovations.
Diffusion of innovations.
ISBN 9781137367129