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Path Dependence and Path Plasticity: The Co-evolution of Institutions and Innovation – the German Customized Business Software Industry

In: The Handbook of Evolutionary Economic Geography

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This wide-ranging Handbook is the first major compilation of the theoretical and empirical research that is forging the new and exciting paradigm of evolutionary economic geography.

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  • Simone Strambach, 2010. "Path Dependence and Path Plasticity: The Co-evolution of Institutions and Innovation – the German Customized Business Software Industry," Chapters,in: The Handbook of Evolutionary Economic Geography, chapter 19 Edward Elgar Publishing.
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