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Michael H. Best

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First Name:Michael
Middle Name:H.
Last Name:Best
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6 Boults Lane Old Marston Oxford, UK OX3 0PW

Affiliation

(90%) Babbage Industrial Policy Network, Institute for Manufacturing, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge

http://www.ifm.eng.cam.ac.uk/research/brg/
Cambridge, United Kingdom

(10%) Center for Industrial Competitiveness
University of Massachusetts-Lowell

Lowell, Massachusetts (United States)
http://www.uml.edu/centers/cic/

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Working papers

  1. John Bradley & Michael Best, 2012. "Rethinking regional develpment strategy in the context of structural funds: Lessons from the Irish cross-border region," HERMIN Economic Papers 3-2012, HERMIN.

Articles

  1. Michael H. Best & Jane Humphries, 2013. " Deirdre McCloskey , Bourgeois dignity: why economics can't explain the modern world ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2010 . Pp. xvi + 571. ISBN 9780226556741 Pbk. £14.50)," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 66(1), pages 367-368, February.
  2. Michael H Best, 2011. "The global environment of business," Journal of International Business Studies, Palgrave Macmillan;Academy of International Business, vol. 42(7), pages 971-973, September.
  3. Michael H. Best, 2011. "Internet Alley: high technology in Tysons Corner, 1945--2005," Business History, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 53(6), pages 976-980, October.
  4. Michael Best & Jane Humphries, 2003. "Edith Penrose: A Feminist Economist?," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(1), pages 47-73.
  5. Best, Michael H., 2003. "Organizing America: Wealth, Power, and the Origins of Corporate Capitalism. By Charles Perrow. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2002. Pp. ix, 259. $34.95," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 63(01), pages 283-285, March.
  6. Michael H. Best & Robert Forrant, 2000. "Regional Industrial Modernization Programmes: Two Cases from Massachusetts," European Planning Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(2), pages 211-223, April.
  7. Best, Michael H & Garnsey, Elizabeth, 1999. "Edith Penrose, 1914-1996," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 109(453), pages 187-201, February.
  8. Best, Michael H, 1999. "Regional Growth Dynamics: A Capabilities Perspective," Contributions to Political Economy, Oxford University Press, vol. 18(0), pages 105-119.
  9. Michael Best, 1986. "Strategic planning and industrial policy," Local Economy, London South Bank University, vol. 1(1), pages 65-77.
  10. Best, Michael H, 1982. "The Political Economy of Socially Irrational Products," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 6(1), pages 53-64, March.
  11. Best, Michael H, 1976. "Uneven Development and Dependent Market Economies," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 66(2), pages 136-141, May.
  12. Best, Michael H., 1976. "Political power and tax revenues in Central America," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 3(1), pages 49-82, March.

Chapters

  1. Michael Best, 2012. "The Obscure Firm in the Wealth of Nations," Chapters,in: Handbook on the Economics and Theory of the Firm, chapter 2 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Michael H. Best, 2009. "Massachusetts High Tech: A ‘Manufactory of Species’," Chapters,in: A Handbook of Industrial Districts, chapter 46 Edward Elgar Publishing.

Books

  1. Best, Michael, 2001. "The New Competitive Advantage: The Renewal of American Industry," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198297451.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. John Bradley & Michael Best, 2012. "Rethinking regional develpment strategy in the context of structural funds: Lessons from the Irish cross-border region," HERMIN Economic Papers 3-2012, HERMIN.

    Cited by:

    1. Mario Fortuna & Francisco Silva & Ana Medeiros, 2016. "A CGE approach to measuring the impacts of EU structural funds in a small open economy," Papers in Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 95(3), pages 507-538, August.

Articles

  1. Michael Best & Jane Humphries, 2003. "Edith Penrose: A Feminist Economist?," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(1), pages 47-73.

    Cited by:

    1. Peter J. Buckley & Mark Casson, 2007. "Edith Penrose’s Theory of the Growth of the Firm and the strategic management of multinational enterprises," Management International Review, Springer, vol. 47(2), pages 151-173, March.

  2. Best, Michael H & Garnsey, Elizabeth, 1999. "Edith Penrose, 1914-1996," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 109(453), pages 187-201, February.

    Cited by:

    1. Miozzo, Marcela & DiVito, Lori, 2016. "Growing fast or slow?: Understanding the variety of paths and the speed of early growth of entrepreneurial science-based firms," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 45(5), pages 964-986.

  3. Best, Michael H, 1999. "Regional Growth Dynamics: A Capabilities Perspective," Contributions to Political Economy, Oxford University Press, vol. 18(0), pages 105-119.

    Cited by:

    1. Dieter Ernst, 2000. "Global Production Networks and the Changing Geography of Innovation Systems: Implications for Developing Countries," Economics Study Area Working Papers 09, East-West Center, Economics Study Area.

  4. Best, Michael H, 1982. "The Political Economy of Socially Irrational Products," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 6(1), pages 53-64, March.

    Cited by:

    1. Moradi, Afsaneh & Vagnoni, Emidia, 2018. "A multi-level perspective analysis of urban mobility system dynamics: What are the future transition pathways?," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 126(C), pages 231-243.

  5. Best, Michael H., 1976. "Political power and tax revenues in Central America," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 3(1), pages 49-82, March.

    Cited by:

    1. Richard M. Bird & Jorge Martinez-Vazquez & Benno Torgler, 2004. "Societal Institutions and Tax Effort in Developing Countries," CREMA Working Paper Series 2004-21, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA).
    2. Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, 2007. "Budget Policy and Income Distribution," International Center for Public Policy Working Paper Series, at AYSPS, GSU paper0707, International Center for Public Policy, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University.
    3. Richard M. bird, 2003. "Taxation in Latin America: Reflections on Sustainability and the Balance between Equity and Efficiency," International Tax Program Papers 0306, International Tax Program, Institute for International Business, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.
    4. Richard Bird & Jorge Martinez-Vazquezb & Benno Torgler, 2007. "Tax Effort: The Impact of corruption, Voice and Accountability," International Tax Program Papers 0702 Classification - JEL, International Tax Program, Institute for International Business, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.
    5. Unda Gutierrez, Monica & Moreno Jaimes, Carlos, 2015. "La recaudación del impuesto predial: un análisis de sus determinantes económicos en el periodo 1969-2010
      [Property tax collection in Mexico: an analysis of its economic determinants in the period 1
      ," MPRA Paper 66780, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    6. Fuentes, Juan Alberto, 1993. "The systematic weakness of Guatemala's competitiveness," Sede de la CEPAL en Santiago (Estudios e Investigaciones) 33929, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL).
    7. Kenneth L. Sokoloff & Eric M. Zolt, 2007. "Inequality and the Evolution of Institutions of Taxation: Evidence from the Economic History of the Americas," NBER Chapters,in: The Decline of Latin American Economies: Growth, Institutions, and Crises, pages 83-138 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Chapters

  1. Michael H. Best, 2009. "Massachusetts High Tech: A ‘Manufactory of Species’," Chapters,in: A Handbook of Industrial Districts, chapter 46 Edward Elgar Publishing.

    Cited by:

    1. Marco Bellandi & Lisa De Propris, 2012. "Small Firms and Industrial Districts," Chapters,in: Handbook on the Economics and Theory of the Firm, chapter 27 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    2. Marco Bellandi, 2009. "Regions, Nations and Beyond In Marshallian External Economies," Working Papers - Economics wp2009_13.rdf, Universita' degli Studi di Firenze, Dipartimento di Scienze per l'Economia e l'Impresa.

Books

  1. Best, Michael, 2001. "The New Competitive Advantage: The Renewal of American Industry," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780198297451.

    Cited by:

    1. Fucai Lu & Wei He & Yang Cheng & Sihua Chen & Liang Ning & Xiaoan Mei, 2015. "Exploring the Upgrading of Chinese Automotive Manufacturing Industry in the Global Value Chain: An Empirical Study Based on Panel Data," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 7(5), pages 1-23, May.
    2. Anna Lejpras, 2014. "How innovative are spin-offs at later stages of development? Comparing innovativeness of established research spin-offs and otherwise created firms," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 43(2), pages 327-351, August.
    3. Sanjaya Lall & Manuel Albaladejo & Jinkang Zhang, 2004. "Mapping fragmentation: Electronics and automobiles in East Asia and Latin America," Oxford Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 32(3), pages 407-432.
    4. Silvia Sacchetti & Philip R. Tomlinson, 2008. "Economic Governance and the Evolution of Industrial Districts Under Globalization: The Case of Two Mature European Industrial Districts," European Planning Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 17(12), pages 1837-1859, October.
    5. Anna Lejpras & Andreas Stephan, 2011. "Locational conditions, cooperation, and innovativeness: evidence from research and company spin-offs," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 46(3), pages 543-575, June.
    6. Erind Hoti & Gentian Hoxhalli, 2015. "Designinig collaborative processes among SMEs. An overview of inhibiting and motivational factors," Proceedings of International Academic Conferences 2805364, International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences.
    7. Marcela Miozzo & Lori DiVito & Panos Desyllas, 2011. "Cross-border acquisitions of science-based firms: Their effect on innovation in the acquired firm and the local science," DRUID Working Papers 11-17, DRUID, Copenhagen Business School, Department of Industrial Economics and Strategy/Aalborg University, Department of Business Studies.
    8. Dan Coffey & Philip R. Tomlinson, 2006. "Multiple Facilities, Strategic Splitting And Vertical Structures: Stability, Growth And Distribution Reconsidered," Manchester School, University of Manchester, vol. 74(5), pages 558-576, September.
    9. Tin Htoo NAING & Yap Su FEI, 2015. "Multinationals, Technology and Regional Linkages in Myanmar's Clothing Industry," Working Papers DP-2015-14, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA).
    10. Nela Popescu, 2006. "The Role Of Critical Thinking, Academic Entrepreneurship And Talent In The Economic Development," The AMFITEATRU ECONOMIC journal, Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania, vol. 8(19), pages 52-58, February.
    11. Marina van Geenhuizen & Peter Nijkamp, 2011. "Knowledge Virtualization and Local Connectedness among Smart High-tech Companies," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 11-119/3, Tinbergen Institute.
    12. Ron Martin & Peter Sunley, 2002. "Deconstructing Clusters: Chaotic Concept or Policy Panacea," Working Papers wp244, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.
    13. Arne Isaksen & James Karlsen, 2011. "Organisational Learning, Supportive Innovation Systems and Implications for Policy Formulation," Journal of the Knowledge Economy, Springer;Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), vol. 2(4), pages 453-462, December.
    14. Omas Bulan Samosir & Wilson Rajagukguk, 2017. "Demographic and Competitiveness Acceleration and Government Sustainable Advantage in Indonesia," International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, Econjournals, vol. 7(4), pages 113-118.
    15. Rajah RASIAH, 2013. "Stimulating Innovation in ASEAN Institutional Support, R&D Activity and Intellectual Property Rights," Working Papers DP-2013-28, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA).
    16. Arne Isaksen & James Karlsen, 2009. "Different Modes of Innovation and the Challenge of Connecting Universities and Industry: Case Studies of Two Regional Industries in Norway," European Planning Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(12), pages 1993-2008, October.
    17. Ben Gardiner & Ron Martin & Tyler Peter, 2004. "Competitiveness, Productivity and Economic Growth across the European Regions," ERSA conference papers ersa04p333, European Regional Science Association.
    18. Beatrice D'Ippolito & Marcela Miozzo & Consoli Davide, 2014. "Knowledge systematisation, reconfiguration and the organisation of firms and industry: the case of design," Working paper serie RMT - Grenoble Ecole de Management hal-00962391, HAL.
    19. Mytelka, Lynn K., 2003. "New Wave Technologies: Their Emergence, Diffusion and Impact. The Case of Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology and the Developing World," UNU-INTECH Discussion Paper Series 3, United Nations University - INTECH.
    20. Garnsey, E. & Stam, F.C. & Heffernan, P. & Hugo, O., 2003. "New Firm Growth: Exploring Processes and Paths," ERIM Report Series Research in Management ERS-2003-096-ORG, Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM), ERIM is the joint research institute of the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and the Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) at Erasmus University Rotterdam.
    21. Jürgens, Ulrich, 2004. "Gibt es einen europaspezifischen Entwicklungsweg in der Automobilindustrie?," Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Knowledge, Production Systems and Work SP III 2004-301, Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB).
    22. Matias Ramirez & Peter Dickenson, 2010. "Gatekeepers, Knowledge Brokers And Inter-Firm Knowledge Transfer In Beijing'S Zhongguancun Science Park," International Journal of Innovation Management (ijim), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 14(01), pages 93-122.
    23. Dilek Cetindamar & Marthinus W. Pretorius, 2012. "Unveiling Tm Practices In Developing Countries," International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management (IJITM), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 9(05), pages 1-8.
    24. Ozawa, Terutomo, 2003. "Pax Americana-led macro-clustering and flying-geese-style catch-up in East Asia: mechanisms of regionalized endogenous growth," Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier, vol. 13(6), pages 699-713, January.
    25. Michael Best, 2012. "The Obscure Firm in the Wealth of Nations," Chapters,in: Handbook on the Economics and Theory of the Firm, chapter 2 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    26. Jürgens, Ulrich, 2003. "Characteristics of the European automotive system: Is there a distinctive European approach?," Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Knowledge, Production Systems and Work SP III 2003-301, Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB).
    27. Helen Lawton Smith & Saverio Romeo, 2011. "Entrepreneurship And Innovation: Oxfordshire'S High-Tech Economy -Firm Survival, Growth And Innovation," ERSA conference papers ersa10p1461, European Regional Science Association.
    28. Matias Ramirez, 2007. "Redefining Firm Competencies, Innovation and Labour Mobility: A Case Study in Telecommunication Services," Industry and Innovation, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(3), pages 325-347.
    29. Beatrice D'Ippolito & Marcela Miozzo & Consoli Davide, 2014. "Knowledge systematisation, reconfiguration and the organisation of firms and industry: the case of design," Working Papers hal-00962391, HAL.
    30. Keith Cowling & Philip Tomlinson, 2002. "Revisiting the Roots of Japan's Economic Stagnation: The role of the Japanese corporation," International Review of Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(4), pages 373-390.
    31. Colm O’gorman & Mika Kautonen, 2004. "Policies to promote new knowledge-intensive industrial agglomerations," Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(6), pages 459-479, November.
    32. Vasilovschi Nicoleta & Georgescu Stefan, 2012. "Transformational leadership and the economic competitiveness in shipping industry today," Constanta Maritime University Annals, Constanta Maritime University, vol. 17(1), pages 307-310.
    33. Lynn K. Mytelka, 2006. "Divides and rules: the impact of new wave technologies on learning and innovation in the South," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 18(6), pages 861-876.
    34. E. Stam & R. Martin, 2012. "When High Tech ceases to be High Growth: The Loss of Dynamism of the Cambridgeshire Regio," Working Papers 12-10, Utrecht School of Economics.
    35. Elizabeth Garnsey & Paul Heffernan, 2005. "High-technology clustering through spin-out and attraction: The Cambridge case," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 39(8), pages 1127-1144.
    36. Roel Rutten & John Gelissen, 2009. "Social Values and the Economic Development of Regions," European Planning Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(6), pages 921-939, December.

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