Economic Clusters and Globalization: Diversity and Resilience

1st Edition

Francisco Puig, Berrbizne Urzelai

Routledge
Published March 26, 2019
Reference - 204 Pages - 19 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367000172 - CAT# K393393
Series: Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

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Summary

This volume shows that in today’s globalized world, clusters are an important factor in explaining the different growth rates of firms, cities and regions. Drawing on the expertise of an international contributor team, it covers topics such as clusters and small and medium-sized enterprise competitiveness, innovation and science parks, clusters and multinationals, and information and communication technology clusters. It reveals great diversity in terms of the origin of clusters, the organizational relationships at play, and the characteristics of the firms involved. Taking lessons from a rich variety of literature and empirical cases, the book provides valuable insights for regional development and industrial policy.

Economic Clusters and Globalization will be of interest to scholars and policymakers in economic geography, regional studies, entrepreneurship and international business.

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