- The genesis of industrial clusters / Maryann Feldman and Pontus Braunerhjelm -- Origins and growth of the Hollywood motion-picture industry : the first three decades / Allen J. Scott -- The coevolution of technologies and institutions : Silicon Valley as the iconic high-technology cluster / Martin Kenney and Donald Patton -- Accounting for emergence and novelty in Boston and Bay area biotechnology / Jason Owen-Smith and Walter W. Powell -- Anatomy of cluster development : emergence and convergence in the US human biotherapeutics, 1976-2003 / Elaine Romanelli and Maryann Feldman -- Policy-induced clusters : the genesis of biotechnology clustering on the East Coast of China / Martha Prevezer and Han Tang -- The emergence of a European biotechnology cluster : the case of Medicon Valley / Pontus Braunerhjelm and Christian Helgesson -- The emergence of Ireland's ICT clusters : the role of foreign direct investment / Frank Barry -- The emergence of Israel's venture capital industry : how policy can influence high-tech cluster dynamics / Gil Avnimelech and Morris Teubal -- Clusters and clustering : stylized facts, issues, and theories / Luigi Orsenigo -- Mors tua, vita mea? The rise and fall of innovative industrial clusters / Mario A. Maggioni -- Local antecedents and trigger events : policy implications of path dependence for cluster formation / David A. Wolfe and Meric S. Gertler -- The role of public policy in emerging clusters / Bo Carlsson.
- Clusters - regional concentrations of related firms and organisations - are a key element of economic growth and innovation. This book discusses the case histories of well-known clusters, including: the Hollywood motion picture cluster, Silicon Valley, and Boston and San Francisco biotech regions.
- 9780199232208 (pbk.)
- Originally published: 2006.
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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