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Nottingham Business School
Nottingham Trent University

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Articles

  1. Piers Thompson & Wenyu Zang, 2018. "The foreign business and domestic enterprise relationship: Its implications for local entrepreneurial resilience," Local Economy, London South Bank University, vol. 33(1), pages 10-39, February.
  2. Robert Huggins & Daniel Prokop & Piers Thompson, 2017. "Entrepreneurship and the determinants of firm survival within regions: human capital, growth motivation and locational conditions," Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 29(3-4), pages 357-389, March.
  3. Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson, 2017. "Networks and regional economic growth: A spatial analysis of knowledge ties," Environment and Planning A, , vol. 49(6), pages 1247-1265, June.
  4. Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson, 2017. "Entrepreneurial networks and open innovation: the role of strategic and embedded ties," Industry and Innovation, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 24(4), pages 403-435, May.
  5. Lyndon Murphy & Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson, 2016. "Social capital and innovation: A comparative analysis of regional policies," Environment and Planning C, , vol. 34(6), pages 1025-1057, September.
  6. Nick Clifton & Robert Huggins & Brian Morgan & Piers Thompson, 2015. "An appropriate tool for entrepreneurial learning in SMEs? The case of the 20Twenty Leadership Programme," Local Economy, London South Bank University, vol. 30(5), pages 534-556, August.
  7. Piers Thompson & Robert Williams & Caleb Kwong & Brychan Thomas, 2015. "The potential of trading activity income to fund Third Sector organisations operating in deprived areas," Local Economy, London South Bank University, vol. 30(6), pages 627-649, September.
  8. Robert Huggins & Hiro Izushi & Daniel Prokop & Piers Thompson, 2015. "Network evolution and the spatiotemporal dynamics of knowledge sourcing," Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 27(7-8), pages 474-499, September.
  9. Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson, 2015. "Culture and Place-Based Development: A Socio-Economic Analysis," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 49(1), pages 130-159, January.
  10. Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson, 2015. "Local entrepreneurial resilience and culture: the role of social values in fostering economic recovery," Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, Cambridge Political Economy Society, vol. 8(2), pages 313-330.
  11. Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson, 2015. "Entrepreneurship, innovation and regional growth: a network theory," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 45(1), pages 103-128, June.
  12. Robert Huggins & Shougui Luo & Piers Thompson, 2014. "The competitiveness of China's Leading Regions: Benchmarking Their Knowledge-based Economies," Tijdschrift voor Economische en Sociale Geografie, Royal Dutch Geographical Society KNAG, vol. 105(3), pages 241-267, July.
  13. Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson, 2014. "A Network-based view of regional growth," Journal of Economic Geography, Oxford University Press, vol. 14(3), pages 511-545.
  14. Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson, 2014. "Culture, entrepreneurship and uneven development: a spatial analysis," Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 26(9-10), pages 726-752, December.
  15. Robert Huggins & Hiro Izushi & Daniel Prokop & Piers Thompson, 2014. "Regional competitiveness, economic growth and stages of development," Zbornik radova Ekonomskog fakulteta u Rijeci/Proceedings of Rijeka Faculty of Economics, University of Rijeka, Faculty of Economics, vol. 32(2), pages 255-283.
  16. Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson, 2013. "Competitiveness and the post-regional political economy," Local Economy, London South Bank University, vol. 28(7-8), pages 884-893, November.
  17. Brychan C. Thomas & Robert Williams & Piers Thompson & Gary Packham, 2013. "Use of the Internet and SME Characteristics to Expand Scale and Geographic Scope of Sales: The Case of the United Kingdom," International Journal of Technology Diffusion (IJTD), IGI Global, vol. 4(3), pages 1-37, July.
  18. Robert Huggins & Andrew Johnston & Piers Thompson, 2012. "Network Capital, Social Capital and Knowledge Flow: How the Nature of Inter-organizational Networks Impacts on Innovation," Industry and Innovation, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 19(3), pages 203-232, April.
  19. Thompson Piers & Jones-Evans Dylan & Kwong Caleb, 2012. "Entrepreneurship in Deprived Urban Communities: The Case of Wales," Entrepreneurship Research Journal, De Gruyter, vol. 2(1), pages 1-33, January.
  20. Huggins Robert & Thompson Piers, 2012. "Entrepreneurship and Community Culture: A Place-Based Study of Their Interdependency," Entrepreneurship Research Journal, De Gruyter, vol. 2(1), pages 1-36, January.
  21. Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson, 2011. "Well-being and competitiveness: are the two linked at a place-based level?," Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, Cambridge Political Economy Society, vol. 5(1), pages 45-60.
  22. Dylan Jones-Evans & Piers Thompson & Caleb Kwong, 2011. "Entrepreneurship amongst Minority Language Speakers: The Case of Wales," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 45(2), pages 219-238.
  23. Robert Williams & Gary P. Packham & Brychan C. Thomas & Piers Thompson, 2009. "Small Business Sales Growth and Internationalization Links to Web Site Functions in the United Kingdom," International Journal of E-Adoption (IJEA), IGI Global, vol. 1(4), pages 40-74, October.
  24. Dylan Jones-Evans & Piers Thompson, 2008. "The Spatial Dispersion of Informal Investment at a Regional Level: Evidence from the UK," European Planning Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 17(5), pages 659-675, May.
  25. David Brooksbank & Piers Thompson & Robbie Williams, 2008. "Entrepreneurial attitudes, intentions and activities – a comparison of urban and rural areas in Wales," International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 6(3), pages 421-436.
  26. Alan Speight & Piers Thompson, 2006. "Is investment time irreversible? Some empirical evidence for disaggregated UK manufacturing data," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 38(19), pages 2265-2275.

Chapters

  1. Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson, 2017. "Introducing regional competitiveness and development: contemporary theories and perspectives," Chapters,in: Handbook of Regions and Competitiveness, chapter 1, pages 1-32 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  2. Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson, 2017. "A network theory of regional competitiveness: innovation, entrepreneurship and growth," Chapters,in: Handbook of Regions and Competitiveness, chapter 11, pages 245-268 Edward Elgar Publishing.

Books

  1. Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson (ed.), 2017. "Handbook of Regions and Competitiveness," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 15784.

Citations

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Articles

  1. Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson, 2015. "Culture and Place-Based Development: A Socio-Economic Analysis," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 49(1), pages 130-159, January.

    Cited by:

    1. Annie Tubadji & Peter Nijkamp, 2015. "Cultural impact on regional development: application of a PLS-PM model to Greece," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 54(3), pages 687-720, May.
    2. Jing Lin & Jianming Cai & Yan Han & He Zhu & Zhe Cheng, 2016. "Culture Sustainability: Culture Quotient (CQ) and Its Quantitative Empirical Application to Chinese Cities," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 8(12), pages 1-12, November.
    3. Bas Karreman & Martijn J. Burger & Frank G. van Oort, 2016. "Location Choices of Chinese Multinationals in Europe: The Role of Overseas Communities," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 16-078/VII, Tinbergen Institute.
    4. Tubadji, Annie & Nijkamp, Peter & Santarelli, Enrico, 2017. "Shacklean Uncertainty and Cultural Embeddedness as Innovation Constraints in the UK," GLO Discussion Paper Series 111, Global Labor Organization (GLO).

  2. Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson, 2015. "Local entrepreneurial resilience and culture: the role of social values in fostering economic recovery," Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, Cambridge Political Economy Society, vol. 8(2), pages 313-330.

    Cited by:

    1. Ron Martin & Peter Sunley & Peter Tyler, 2015. "Local growth evolutions: recession, resilience and recovery," Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, Cambridge Political Economy Society, vol. 8(2), pages 141-148.
    2. Rüdiger Wink & Laura Kirchner & Florian Koch & Daniel Speda, 2017. "Agency and forms of path development along transformation processes in German cities," Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, Cambridge Political Economy Society, vol. 10(3), pages 471-490.
    3. Cellini, Roberto & Cuccia, Tiziana, 2018. "Do behaviours in cultural markets affect economic resilience? An analysis of the Italian regions," MPRA Paper 83904, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  3. Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson, 2015. "Entrepreneurship, innovation and regional growth: a network theory," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 45(1), pages 103-128, June.

    Cited by:

    1. Chen, Liang-Chih, 2015. "Building extra-regional networks for regional innovation systems: Taiwan's machine tool industry in China," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 100(C), pages 107-117.
    2. Corral de Zubielqui Graciela & Statsenko Larissa & Jones Janice, 2016. "Managing Innovation Networks for Knowledge Mobility and Appropriability: A Complexity Perspective," Entrepreneurship Research Journal, De Gruyter, vol. 6(1), pages 75-109, January.
    3. David B. Audretsch & Erik E. Lehmann & Matthias Menter, 2016. "Public cluster policy and new venture creation," Economia e Politica Industriale: Journal of Industrial and Business Economics, Springer;Associazione Amici di Economia e Politica Industriale, vol. 43(4), pages 357-381, December.
    4. Proeger, Till, 2017. "Knowledge spillovers and absorptive capacity - institutional evidence from the 'German Mittelstand'," Center for European, Governance and Economic Development Research Discussion Papers 320, University of Goettingen, Department of Economics.
    5. Feser, Daniel & Proeger, Till, 2015. "Asymmetric information as a barrier to knowledge spillovers in expert markets," Center for European, Governance and Economic Development Research Discussion Papers 259, University of Goettingen, Department of Economics.
    6. Popa, Simona & Soto-Acosta, Pedro & Martinez-Conesa, Isabel, 2017. "Antecedents, moderators, and outcomes of innovation climate and open innovation: An empirical study in SMEs," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 118(C), pages 134-142.
    7. Daniel Feser & Till Proeger, 2017. "Asymmetric information as a barrier to knowledge spillovers in expert markets," International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, Springer, vol. 13(1), pages 211-232, March.
    8. Maurizio Cisi & Francesco Devicienti & Alessandro Manello & Davide Vannoni, 2016. "The Impact of Formal Networking on the Performance of SMEs," Working papers 039, Department of Economics and Statistics (Dipartimento di Scienze Economico-Sociali e Matematico-Statistiche), University of Torino.
    9. Qiantao Zhang & Niall G. MacKenzie & Dylan Jones-Evans & Robert Huggins, 2016. "Leveraging knowledge as a competitive asset? The intensity, performance and structure of universities’ entrepreneurial knowledge exchange activities at a regional level," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 47(3), pages 657-675, October.

  4. Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson, 2014. "A Network-based view of regional growth," Journal of Economic Geography, Oxford University Press, vol. 14(3), pages 511-545.

    Cited by:

    1. Ron Boschma, 2014. "Towards an evolutionary perspective on regional resilience," Papers in Evolutionary Economic Geography (PEEG) 1409, Utrecht University, Department of Human Geography and Spatial Planning, Group Economic Geography, revised Mar 2014.
    2. Zhaohui Chong & Chenglin Qin & Xinyue Ye, 2016. "Environmental Regulation, Economic Network and Sustainable Growth of Urban Agglomerations in China," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 8(5), pages 1-21, May.
    3. Der-Shiuan Lee, 2018. "Towards Urban Resilience through Inter-City Networks of Co-Invention: A Case Study of U.S. Cities," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 10(2), pages 1-23, January.
    4. Huasheng Zhu & Xue Huang & Qingcan He & Jie Li & Lingzhi Ren, 2016. "Sustaining Competitiveness: Moving Towards Upstream Manufacturing in Specialized-Market-Based Clusters in the Chinese Toy Industry," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 8(2), pages 1-19, February.
    5. Iris Wanzenböck, 2016. "Measuring network proximity of regions in R&D networks," Innovation Studies Utrecht (ISU) working paper series 16-03, Utrecht University, Department of Innovation Studies, revised Nov 2016.
    6. De Noni, Ivan & Orsi, Luigi & Belussi, Fiorenza, 2018. "The role of collaborative networks in supporting the innovation performances of lagging-behind European regions," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 47(1), pages 1-13.
    7. Wanzenböck, Iris & Piribauer, Philipp, 2015. "R&D networks and regional knowledge production in Europe. Evidence from a space-time model," Department of Economics Working Paper Series 4652, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business.
    8. Balazs Lengyel & Rikard Eriksson, 2015. "Co-worker networks, labour mobility, and productivity growth in regions," IEHAS Discussion Papers 1550, Institute of Economics, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
    9. Nicola Cortinovis & Frank van Oort, 2017. "Between spilling over and boiling down: network-mediated spillovers, absorptive capacity and productivity in European regions," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 17-118/VI, Tinbergen Institute.
    10. Iris Wanzenböck & Philipp Piribauer, 2015. "R&D networks and regional knowledge production in Europe. Evidence from a space-time model," Department of Economics Working Papers wuwp207, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Department of Economics.
    11. Henry Renski, 2015. "Externalities or Experience? Localization Economies and Start-up Business Survival," Growth and Change, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 46(3), pages 458-480, September.
    12. Zhaohui Chong & Chenglin Qin & Xinyue Ye, 2017. "Environmental Regulation and Industrial Structure Change in China: Integrating Spatial and Social Network Analysis," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 9(8), pages 1-16, August.

  5. Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson, 2014. "Culture, entrepreneurship and uneven development: a spatial analysis," Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 26(9-10), pages 726-752, December.

    Cited by:

    1. Alistair R. Anderson & Johan Gaddefors, 2016. "Entrepreneurship as a community phenomenon; reconnecting meanings and place," International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 28(4), pages 504-518.

  6. Robert Huggins & Hiro Izushi & Daniel Prokop & Piers Thompson, 2014. "Regional competitiveness, economic growth and stages of development," Zbornik radova Ekonomskog fakulteta u Rijeci/Proceedings of Rijeka Faculty of Economics, University of Rijeka, Faculty of Economics, vol. 32(2), pages 255-283.

    Cited by:

    1. Shahrazad HADAD, 2017. "Knowledge Economy: Characteristics and Dimensions," Management Dynamics in the Knowledge Economy Journal, College of Management, National University of Political Studies and Public Administration, vol. 5(2), pages 203-225, June.

  7. Robert Huggins & Andrew Johnston & Piers Thompson, 2012. "Network Capital, Social Capital and Knowledge Flow: How the Nature of Inter-organizational Networks Impacts on Innovation," Industry and Innovation, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 19(3), pages 203-232, April.

    Cited by:

    1. Ron Boschma, 2014. "Towards an evolutionary perspective on regional resilience," Papers in Evolutionary Economic Geography (PEEG) 1409, Utrecht University, Department of Human Geography and Spatial Planning, Group Economic Geography, revised Mar 2014.
    2. Fikri Zul Fahmi, 2016. "Business networks, social capital and the productivity of creative industries in Indonesia," ERSA conference papers ersa16p351, European Regional Science Association.
    3. Rune Dahl Fitjar & Franz Huber & Andrés Rodríguez-Pose, 2016. "Not too close, not too far: testing the Goldilocks principle of ‘optimal’ distance in innovation networks," Industry and Innovation, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 23(6), pages 465-487, August.
    4. Borissenko, Janna & Boschma, Ron, 2017. "A critical review of entrepreneurial ecosystems research: towards a future research agenda," Papers in Innovation Studies 2017/3, Lund University, CIRCLE - Center for Innovation, Research and Competences in the Learning Economy.
    5. Feser, Daniel & Proeger, Till, 2015. "Asymmetric information as a barrier to knowledge spillovers in expert markets," Center for European, Governance and Economic Development Research Discussion Papers 259, University of Goettingen, Department of Economics.
    6. Moina Rauf & Zahid Pervaiz, 2016. "Replacing Contracts with Handshakes: A Study of Social Networks of Entrepreneurs in the Weaving Sector," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 55(4), pages 331-348.
    7. Daniel Feser & Till Proeger, 2017. "Asymmetric information as a barrier to knowledge spillovers in expert markets," International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, Springer, vol. 13(1), pages 211-232, March.
    8. Eriksson, Tor & Qin, Zhihua & Wang, Wenjing, 2014. "Firm-level innovation activity, employee turnover and HRM practices — Evidence from Chinese firms," China Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 30(C), pages 583-597.
    9. Nicola Cortinovis & Frank van Oort, 2017. "Between spilling over and boiling down: network-mediated spillovers, absorptive capacity and productivity in European regions," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 17-118/VI, Tinbergen Institute.
    10. Oparaocha, Gospel Onyema, 2015. "SMEs and international entrepreneurship: An institutional network perspective," International Business Review, Elsevier, vol. 24(5), pages 861-873.
    11. Hervas Oliver,Jose Luis & Gonzalez,Gregorio & Caja,Pedro, 2014. "Clusters and industrial districts: where is the literature going? Identifying emerging sub-fields of research," INGENIO (CSIC-UPV) Working Paper Series 201409, INGENIO (CSIC-UPV).
    12. Robert Huggins & Piers Thompson, 2015. "Entrepreneurship, innovation and regional growth: a network theory," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 45(1), pages 103-128, June.
    13. Tomlinson, Philip R. & Fai, Felicia M., 2013. "The nature of SME co-operation and innovation: A multi-scalar and multi-dimensional analysis," International Journal of Production Economics, Elsevier, vol. 141(1), pages 316-326.
    14. Iréne Bernhard, 2016. "Innovation focusing on regional development in a European context - towards a new research agenda," International Journal of Innovation and Regional Development, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 7(1), pages 1-19.

  8. Huggins Robert & Thompson Piers, 2012. "Entrepreneurship and Community Culture: A Place-Based Study of Their Interdependency," Entrepreneurship Research Journal, De Gruyter, vol. 2(1), pages 1-36, January.

    Cited by:

    1. Donghyun Kim & Up Lim, 2017. "Social Enterprise as a Catalyst for Sustainable Local and Regional Development," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 9(8), pages 1-15, August.

  9. Dylan Jones-Evans & Piers Thompson & Caleb Kwong, 2011. "Entrepreneurship amongst Minority Language Speakers: The Case of Wales," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 45(2), pages 219-238.

    Cited by:

    1. Sara Parry & Paul Westhead, 2016. "Mobilizing relationship marketing to ensure venture development in a rural resource-constrained bilingual context: The case of Draig Technology Limited," Working Papers 16002, Bangor Business School, Prifysgol Bangor University (Cymru / Wales).
    2. Claudia Álvarez & David Urbano & José Amorós, 2014. "GEM research: achievements and challenges," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 42(3), pages 445-465, March.

  10. Dylan Jones-Evans & Piers Thompson, 2008. "The Spatial Dispersion of Informal Investment at a Regional Level: Evidence from the UK," European Planning Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 17(5), pages 659-675, May.

    Cited by:

    1. Frank Lasch & Frank Robert & Frédéric Roy, 2013. "Regional determinants of ICT new firm formation," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 40(3), pages 671-686, April.
    2. Vanessa Diaz-Moriana & Colm O’Gorman, 2013. "Informal Investors and the Informal Venture Capital Market in Ireland," Journal of Asian Scientific Research, Asian Economic and Social Society, vol. 3(6), pages 630-643, June.
    3. Claudia Álvarez & David Urbano & José Amorós, 2014. "GEM research: achievements and challenges," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 42(3), pages 445-465, March.

  11. David Brooksbank & Piers Thompson & Robbie Williams, 2008. "Entrepreneurial attitudes, intentions and activities – a comparison of urban and rural areas in Wales," International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 6(3), pages 421-436.

    Cited by:

    1. Traikova, Diana & Manolova, Tatiana & Möllers, Judith & Buchenrieder, Gertrud, 2014. "Bribing culture and rural start-up plans in transition: evidence from Bulgaria," 2014 International Congress, August 26-29, 2014, Ljubljana, Slovenia 182794, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
    2. Andrew Ross, 2011. "Regional Determinants of Entrepreneurship in a Small Economy: Panel Data Evidence from Scotland," ERSA conference papers ersa11p848, European Regional Science Association.

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