University-local industry linkages : the case of Tohoku University in the Sendai area of Japan
AbstractThis paper focuses on Tohoku University in Sendai in the nonmetropolitan area of Japan. Both a long historical and comparative perspective and a spacial perspective are essential to discuss the relevance of university-local industry linkages to local regional economic development. The conjunction of these linkages and economic development has been affected by two evolutionary processes: institutional configurations and territorial dynamics in the national innovation system. In addition, university-local industry linkages have been complicated by top-down regionalization and bottom-up regionalism.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The World Bank in its series Policy Research Working Paper Series with number 3991.
Date of creation: 01 Aug 2006
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Tertiary Education; ICT Policy and Strategies; Agricultural Knowledge&Information Systems; Technology Industry; Rural Development Knowledge&Information Systems;
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