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The economics of clusters

Gilles Duranton

The economics of clusters

lessons from the French experience

by Gilles Duranton

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industrial clusters,
  • Government policy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 164-173) and index.

    StatementGilles Duranton ... [et al.].
    SeriesStudies of policy reform
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.D5 E26 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 179 p. :
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24895734M
    ISBN 100199592209
    ISBN 109780199592203
    LC Control Number2010936874
    OCLC/WorldCa646393965

    cluster analysis detects the potential spillovers of technology, skills and information that cut across industries, workers and resources.2 The Economic Impact of Clusters Cluster-based strategies have an economic rationale and, for the sake of argument, let’s operate under the assumption that the approach will endure. The question then.   Indonesia's move to reopen schools in some areas risks creating new clusters of coronavirus cases, with at least students and teachers infected since a .

      Joseph Cortright examines clusters—groups of proximate firms and related economic actors and institutions—and translates a cross-section of the academic research into a series of policy. Cluster policies have become very popular among policy makers over the last thirty years. However, the mechanisms at work behind cluster dynamics, the gains that can be expected from more clustering, and the determinants of cluster policies that are implemented are not so clear. This book addresses these issues theoretically and empirically on the French case.

    Buy The Economics of Clusters: Lessons from the French Experience (Studies of Policy Reform) by Duranton, Gilles, Martin, Philippe, Mayer, Thierry, Mayneris, Florian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Gilles Duranton, Philippe Martin, Thierry Mayer. With the rapid economic growth in China over the last two decades, exploring the changes in the Chinese economy has attracted great attention from the research community. Among different economic clusters in China, the southern region represents the wealthiest region. Hence, it is essential to conduct an in-depth analysis to explore the region’s sustainability in its economy.


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This book looks at the mechanisms at work behind cluster dynamics, the gains that can be expected from increased clustering, and the determinants of cluster policies.

Focusing on France, it provides a theoretical and empirical study of clusters, their success and failures, and the policy lessons that can be applied to the wider international Cited by: The development of clusters of economic activity is an important feature of industrial policy.

Industry clusters have long fascinated economists and geographers alike, the most renowned being Silicon Valley which is seen by many as the blueprint for regional development, innovation, and growth.

This book provides a synthesis of cluster theory and presents methodologies to analyze their structure and performance. It also contains insights into how to renew regional innovation policy.

The French edition of this volume was granted Best Book in Economics by The French Association of Economics (AFSE)Author: Jérôme Vicente. As a whole, the book examines the hyperbole that often surrounds clusters by employing sound scientific evidence and rigorous ics and advanced students of regional science, regional economics and economic geography will find the academic discussion of spatial concentrations of economic activities to be of much interest.

This book provides a synthesis of cluster theory and presents methodologies to analyze their structure and performance. It also contains insights into how to renew regional innovation policy. The French edition of this volume was granted Best Book in Economics by The French Association of Economics (AFSE).

The development of clusters of economic activity is an important feature of industrial policy. Industry clusters have long fascinated economists and geographers alike, the most renowned being Silicon Valley which is seen by many as the blueprint for regional development, innovation, and growth.

Several clusters have also developed across Europe, including SiliconFen in Cambridge and Minalogic. Using the tools of modern political economics and combining economic theory with a bird's-eye view of the data, this book reinterprets Smith's pillars of prosperity to explain the existence of development clusters--places that tend to combine effective state institutions, the absence of political violence, and high per-capita by: By means of a conceptual approach, this timely book illustrates the links between innovation and economic development through the role of space.

This thought-provoking book addresses the questions regarding diversity, innovation and clusters that require further investigation and analysis. Clusters r epr esent a kind of new spatial or ganiza - tional form in between arm’s-length markets on the one hand and hierarchies, or vertical integra-tion, on the other.

A cluster, then, is an alter native harvard business review November–December 79 clusters and the new economics of competition State government agencies. This paper presents an empirical approach to identifying and ranking the world’s largest clusters of inventive activity on the basis of patent filings.

Patent data offer rich information on the locality of innovative activity. Many researchers have already made use of these data to study individual clusters or selected clusters within a particular region.

Our approach goes beyond existing. the cluster concept, their relation to economic performance and their emergence are reviewed. Section 3 discusses the key elements of a cluster-based economic development approach. Section 4 concludes with discussion on the role of government in cluster development.

As a whole, the book examines the hyperbole that often surrounds clusters by employing sound scientific evidence and rigorous analysis. Academics and advanced students of regional science, regional economics and economic geography will find the academic discussion of spatial concentrations of economic activities to be of much interest.

The Economics of Clusters: Lessons from the French Experience. Gilles Duranton (), Philippe Martin (), Thierry Mayer and Florian Mayneris (). in OUP Catalogue from Oxford University Press. Abstract: The development of clusters of economic activity is an important feature of industrial policy.

Industry clusters have long fascinated economists and geographers alike, the most renowned being Cited by:   Porter, M., “Clusters and the New Economics of Competition”, Harvard Business Review, November–December Maggioni, M., “Clustering.

Coronavirus clusters in several areas across Northern Ireland, Public Health Agency data shows Since July, the average number of close contacts linked to cases has more than doubled. Get this from a library. The economics of clusters: lessons from the French experience. [Gilles Duranton;] -- "This book looks at the mechanisms at work behind cluster dynamics, the gains that can be expected from increased clustering, and the determinants of cluster.

In this chapter we discuss Aoki’s work on the description of clusters of economic agents acting in a market. Specifically, we briefly discuss his work on the Ewens distribution and its application in.

Hervas-Oliver has been granted by several Spanish Ministries (Industry, Economics, etc.) in order to fulfill research on innovation. He has three Top Class (A+ honors) distinctions in the BSc, MSc and PhD.

Hervas-Oliver is devoted to the study of firms in clusters: focusing on the intersection of firm-strategy and economic geography in. This chapter deals with the role of clusters and public policy in new regional economic path development.

New path development is analysed from an institutional perspective by focusing on changes in the wider regional innovation system (RIS), including firms, universities and governmental agencies, and by placing emphasis on the role that public policy can play.

As economic clusters are regarded as critical masses that are spatially concentrated, are somehow related, and impact one another as a result of their complementarities or similarities, such.

Using the tools of modern political economics and combining economic theory with a bird’s-eye view of the data, this book reinterprets Smith’s pillars of prosperity to explain the existence of development clusters—places that tend to combine effective state institutions, the absence of political violence, and high per-capita incomes.

Taking lessons from a rich variety of literature and empirical cases, the book provides valuable insights for regional development and industrial policy. Economic Clusters and Globalization will be of interest to scholars and policymakers in economic geography, regional studies, entrepreneurship and international business.Concept.

The term business cluster, also known as an industry cluster, competitive cluster, or Porterian cluster, was introduced and popularized by Michael Porter in The Competitive Advantage of Nations (). The importance of economic geography, or more correctly geographical economics, was also brought to attention by Paul Krugman in Geography and Trade ().