Kourtit, Karima

Applied Regional Growth and Innovation Models

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Table of contents

1. Editorial Introduction: Space in Action: Action in Space
Peter Nijkamp, Karima Kourtit, Robert Stimson

Part I. Knowledge and Innovation in Space

2. Knowledge-Intensive Entrepreneurship Across Regions: Does Being a New Industry Make a Difference?
Michael Wyrwich

3. The Spatial-Institutional Architecture of Innovative Behaviour
Eric Vaz, Teresa Noronha, Peter Nijkamp

4. The Determinants of FDI Choices: The Importance of Investment Climate and Clustering
Megha Mukim

5. External Effects of Metropolitan Innovation on Firm Survival: Non-Parametric Evidence from Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing and Healthcare Services
Alexandra Tsvetkova, Jean-Claude Thill, Deborah Strumsky

Part II. Human Capital and Regional Growth

6. The Shift-Share Regression: An Application to Regional Employment Development in Bavaria
Uwe Blien, Lutz Eigenhüller, Markus Promberger, Norbert Schanne

7. Classic and Spatial Shift-Share Analysis of State-Level Employment Change in Brazil
Valente J. Matlaba, Mark Holmes, Philip McCann, Jacques Poot

8. The Determinants of Regional Disparities in Skill Segregation: Evidence from German Regions
Fabian Böttcher, Annekatrin Niebuhr, Friso Schlitte, Javier Revilla Diez

9. Interregional Migration ‘Wage Premia’: The Case of Creative and Science and Technology Graduates in the UK
Sarah Jewell, Alessandra Faggian

Part III. Spatial Systems and Economic Development

10. Intraregional Income Convergence: Cross Section and Time Series Evidence from the USA
Stilianos Alexiadis, Konstantinos Eleftheriou, Peter Nijkamp

11. Returns to Communication in Specialised and Diversified US Cities
Suzanne Kok

12. Proximity Relations and Firms’ Innovative Behaviours: Different Proximities in the Optics Cluster of the Greater Paris Region
André Torre, Sofiène Lourimi

13. Impacts of Multi-level Spatial Capital Resources on Business Performance
Karima Kourtit, Peter Nijkamp, Andrea Caragliu, Chiara Bo

14. Using a Structural Equation Model to Analyze Potential Determinants of Spatial Variations in Endogenous Regional Growth Performance
Patricio Aroca, Robert Stimson, Roger Stough

Keywords: Economics/Management Science, Regional/Spatial Science, Economic Geography, Economic Growth, R & D/Technology Policy

Publication year
Advances in Spatial Science
Page amount
8 pages

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