Are knowledge-bases enough? A comparative study of the geography of knowledge sources in China (Great Beijing) and India (Pune)
AbstractThis paper focuses on the organization and geography of interactions between firms and other organizations in two industries: software and autoparts. In contrast to most recent literature in economic geography that argues that industries differ in their knowledge bases and that consequently different industries show different patterns of local-global interactions, our results show stronger differences between regions in the same industry than between industries in the same region, thus pointing out to other factors explaining the geography of innovation in that particular industry.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Lund University, CIRCLE - Center for Innovation, Research and Competences in the Learning Economy in its series CIRCLE Electronic Working Papers with number 2010/13.
Length: 18 pages
Date of creation: 01 Dec 2010
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internationalization; innovation; Pune; Beijing; region;
Other versions of this item:
- Cristina Chaminade, 2011. "Are Knowledge Bases Enough? A Comparative Study of the Geography of Knowledge Sources in China (Great Beijing) and India (Pune)," European Planning Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 19(7), pages 1357-1373, July.
- O30 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - General
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2011-01-03 (All new papers)
- NEP-CSE-2011-01-03 (Economics of Strategic Management)
- NEP-GEO-2011-01-03 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-INO-2011-01-03 (Innovation)
- NEP-URE-2011-01-03 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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