Spatial Differentiation in Industrial Dynamics. A Core-Periphery Analysis based on the Pavitt-Miozzo-Soete Taxonomy
AbstractWe compare the industrial dynamics in the core, semi-periphery and periphery in The Netherlands in terms of firm entry-exit, size, growth and sectoral location patterns. The contribution of our work is to provide the first comprehensive study on spatial differentiation in industrial dynamics for all firm sizes and all sectors, including services. We find that at the aggregate level the spatial pattern of industrial dynamics is consistent with the spatial product lifecycle thesis: entry and exit rates are highest in the core and lowest in the periphery, while the share of persistently growing firms is higher in the periphery than in the core. Disaggregating the analysis to the sectoral level following the Pavitt-Miozzo-Soete taxonomy, findings are less robust. Finally, sectoral location patterns are largely consistent with the spatial product lifecycle model: Fordist sectors are over-represented in the periphery, while sectors associated with the ICT paradigm are over-represented in the core, with the notable exception of science-based manufacturing.
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- Marco Capasso & Elena Cefis & Koen Frenken, 2011. "Spatial Differentiation In Industrial Dynamics A Core-Periphery Analysis Based On The Pavitt-Miozzo-Soete Taxonomy," Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS) working paper series 11-01, Eindhoven Center for Innovation Studies (ECIS), revised Jan 2011.
- Marco Capasso & Elena Cefis & Koen Frenken, 2011. "Spatial Differentiation in Industrial Dynamics. A Core-Periphery Analysis Based on the Pavitt-Miozzo-Soete Taxonomy," LEM Papers Series 2011/02, Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy.
- Marco Capasso & Elena Cefis & Koen Frenken, 2011. "Spatial differentiation in industrial dynamics A core-periphery analysis based on the Pavitt-Miozzo-Soete taxonomy," Papers in Evolutionary Economic Geography (PEEG) 1103, Utrecht University, Section of Economic Geography, revised Jan 2011.
- L25 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Performance
- L26 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Entrepreneurship
- L60 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - General
- L80 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - General
- O18 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
- O33 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
- R10 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - General
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- NEP-ALL-2011-02-19 (All new papers)
- NEP-BEC-2011-02-19 (Business Economics)
- NEP-CIS-2011-02-19 (Confederation of Independent States)
- NEP-ENT-2011-02-19 (Entrepreneurship)
- NEP-GEO-2011-02-19 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-SBM-2011-02-19 (Small Business Management)
- NEP-TID-2011-02-19 (Technology & Industrial Dynamics)
- NEP-URE-2011-02-19 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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