Title: Economic globalisation and its future challenges for regional development
Authors: Philip Cooke
Addresses: Centre for Advanced Studies, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3BB, UK
Abstract: This paper aims to outline a new policy theory to improve sustainability and self-reliability of regional innovation and learning systems. Discussing characteristics, success and shortcomings of three well-known examples for regional growth strategies (||generative growth|| at Silicon Valley, ||corporate-led academic entrepreneurship|| in Sweden, and equity investment models in Israel), strategies are presented to link global and local value chains whilst moderating regional and social polarisation.
Keywords: hypercompetition; generative growth; Silicon Valley clusters; Swedish networks; Israel|s High Tech; regional foresight; Regional Innovation and Learning System; less favoured regions; regional cluster; global value chains.
International Journal of Technology Management, 2003 Vol.26 No.2/3/4, pp.401 - 420
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