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La création et le développement de clusters maritimes au Canada et en Europe


  • Richard Shearmur
  • Philippe Chenard
  • David Doloreux


This article examines the different forms taken by clusters in the maritime industry and compares six examples : two Canadian (the Québec maritime cluster and St. John?s, Newfoundland), and four European (Copenhagen (Denmark), Turku (Finland), Brest (France) and Tromso (Norway). Relying on recent documents describing each cluster and each region?s economic development, we attempt to draw out key elements surrounding the implementation of cluster development strategies and the functioning of these clusters.

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  • Richard Shearmur & Philippe Chenard & David Doloreux, 2007. "La création et le développement de clusters maritimes au Canada et en Europe," Revue d'économie régionale et urbaine, Armand Colin, vol. 0(3), pages 365-390.
  • Handle: RePEc:cai:rerarc:reru_073_0365

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    1. Claire Capo & Odile Chanut, 2015. "Towards a clusterisation of urban logistics through proximity on a territory
      [Clusterisation territoriale de la logistique urbaine par le levier de la proximité]
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    2. Pinto, Hugo & Cruz, Ana Rita & Combe, Colin, 2015. "Cooperation and the emergence of maritime clusters in the Atlantic: Analysis and implications of innovation and human capital for blue growth," Marine Policy, Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 167-177.


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