Publication Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

11-2016

Abstract

The geography of innovation is an intriguing topic for economists andmanagement scholars as well as corporate decision makers and governmentpolicymakers. The observation that firms are remarkably concentratedin geographic space has inspired a large body of research conductedin a variety of industries in management, economics and sociology(Krugman 1991; Saxenian 1994; Almeida and Kogut 1999; Sorensonand Audia 2000). According to the economic geography literature, firmstend to agglomerate to gain better access to pooled skilled labors, sharedspecialized suppliers, inter-firm knowledge spillovers, and greater consumerdemands (Marshall 1920; for a recent review, see McCann andFolta 2008). Like other economic activities, firms’ knowledge creation

Discipline

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations | Technology and Innovation

Research Areas

Strategy and Organisation

Publication

Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Challenges and Experiences from East and West

Editor

Stephen E. Little, Frank M. Go, Teresa Shuk-Ching Poon

First Page

61

Last Page

78

ISBN

331943859X

Identifier

10.1007/978-3-319-43859-7_4

Publisher

Springer

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Additional URL

http://doi.org./10.1007/978-3-319-43859-7_4

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